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Loretta Shell

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SHELL, LORETTA, passed away May 11, 2014 at Baptist Hospital East.

She was born March 14, 1927, to Brisco and Louise Thomas.

She was a member of the Christian Assembly Church, and a retired employee of the General Electric Co.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Douglas Shell; her parents; her precious granddaughters, she dearly loved, Robin and Melanie Keehn; her sisters, Doris Mae Thomas, and Virginia Simon; brother, Jerry Thomas; and brother-in-law, Steve Lyons.

She leaves to cherish her beautiful memory, her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Louie Keehn; brothers, George Thomas (Betty) and Larry Thomas (Shelia); sisters, Lois Weatherholt (Leroy), Marydora Conley (David), Valerie Lyons, nieces, nephews, and many friends she dearly loved. Also, a very special young man to her, Taylor Pickett.

We really appreciated the kindness and help from the Baptist Hospital East staff.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Christian Assembly Church, 9020 Stone Street Rd. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 14, 2013 from 1-8 p.m. at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road, with interment in Beth Haven Cemetery. Additional visitation will be Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Christian Assembly Church.


Published in The Courier-Journal from May 13 to May 15, 2014
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