Dollie Jean (Ellis) Shelby

July 14, 1943 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Dollie Shelby Obituary

   Mrs. Dollie Jean Shelby of Campbelsville passed from this life on Monday, January 15, 2024 at the Green Hill Nursing and Rehab Center after an extended illness. Born in Flint, Michigan to the late Clair and Lilyan (Goatlander) Ellis on July 14, 1943, She was 80 years of age at the time of her passing. She was a retired associate of Southern States and the United States Postal Service, and was of the Episcopalian faith. She enjoyed her time outside, and was an avid gardener. Mrs. Shelby was full of love for her family, friends, and animals, and loved walking in the woods with her dogs Missy and Buddy. She had united in marriage to Mr. Leon Robert Shelby, Jr., and shared a lifetime of stories and travels. Following his death in 2017, she continued to share the joys of travel with her close friend Jean Wallace.

   She leaves to cherish her memory:

   Two children: Julie Powell of Campbellsville, and Roberta Powell of Winchester,

   Two: stepchiuldren: Sharon Boyd of Michigan, and Stephen Shelby of Texas,

   Two siblings: Clairene Striler and Walter Ellis, both of Michigan,

   Nine grandchildren,

   One great-grandchild,

   And a host of other family members and friends.

   At the request of Mrs. Shelby, cremation was accorded her by the L.R. Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville. All services were held privately.

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