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Shirley Ann (Kilby) Matney

July 3, 1945 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Shirley Matney Obituary

Shirley Ann Kilby Matney of Campbellsville, the daughter of the late Lendolph Kilby and Herlene McGaha Kilby, was born July 3, 1945, in Campbellsville, KY, and departed this life on Monday, February 12, 2024, at her residence. She was 78 years of age.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Cane Valley Baptist Church. She retired from Marion County Schools and Green Co. Schools where she was a teacher. Her teaching career spanned 29 and a half years and she was twice nominated as Outstanding Teacher by the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, She was a member and president of Green River Homemakers, and also taught Sunday School. She was an avid reader and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandson.

She is survived by her loving husband, Eugene Matney, having united in marriage on June 15, 1968, at the Acton Baptist Mission, Acton, KY

Also surviving are two daughters: LeAnne Smith and husband Jeremy of Ashland City, TN, and Jessica Brumm and husband Gus of Campbellsville. Four grandchildren: Zachary Smith, Colin Smith, Peyton Smith, and Andrea Dobson (Ethan). One great-grandson: Kaiden Levi Dobson.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister: Gerrie Elizabeth Parker.

There will be a funeral service for Shirley Ann Kilby Matney at 1:00 P.M.  Friday, February 16, 2024, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home Acton Chapel with burial to follow in the Lee Cemetery in Green County.

Bro. Jim Collison will officiate.

The family requests visitation on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel 1765 New Columbia Rd.



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February 15, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
February 16, 2024

1:00 PM
L..R. Petty Acton/Mannsville Chapel
250 Wooleyville Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718


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