Shelley was called into Seattle Grace Hospital by the police to discover that her husband was in a coma. After going through organ donation with Cristina, she lets them harvest Kevin's heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and eyes, but when Cristina asks about his skin, she gets distraught and it is temporarily left undecided.
She is last seen asleep in the wating room with her daughter. The organ harvest complete, Izzie wakes her tells her that Kevin is ready should she wish to see him. She takes Izzie up on this offer.
Shelley was the wife of Kevin Davidson until his death. Together, they had a daughter.