Lizzy Shelley To Be Laid To Rest Tuesday, Community Honors Her With Rainbow Bows Around The City

Jun 3, 2019

Over the weekend families in Logan gathered with their children to show support for the family of Lizzy Shelley. The 5-year-old was found dead after she went missing. Her uncle has been charged in the case.

Lizzy's mother, Jessica Whipple, spoke about her daughter at a candlelight vigil Saturday. Sunday, the Cache County Children's Justice Center and Families Feeding Families joined with parents who helped their children make rainbow-colored bows to be displayed throughout Logan Tuesday when Lizzy will be laid to rest. 

The public is invited to join in memorial services beginning this evening (Monday) for a viewing at Nyman Funeral Home. Another public viewing is scheduled for Tuesday from 11-1 p.m., followed by funeral service.  Internment will be in the Logan City Cemetery at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Meanwhile, 21-year-old Alex Whipple, who is accused of taking Lizzy from her home and hiding her body, will be in court today. He has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of Elizabeth Shelley. County prosecutors are seeking life in prison without parole for Whipple after agreeing to a plea deal to convince Whipple to disclose the whereabouts of his nieces body.