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Mary Ellen Shackelford


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Mary Ellen Shackelford Obituary
Mary Ellen Shackelford

Olmstead, KY - Mary Ellen Shackelford, age 85 of Olmstead, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She was born in Cookeville, Tennessee on May 8, 1934 to the late Dewey Rice and Ola Harness Rice. She was a homemaker and former member of the Eastern Star and an active member at Dripping Spring Baptist Church.

She is survived by: her Husband of 62 years James "Jim" Shackelford, 1 Son, Timmy Shackelford and wife, Susan, of Bowling Green, KY; 2 Daughters, Toni Ellen Neal of Auburn, KY, Tammy Kaye Pedigo and husband, Jeff of Olmstead, KY; 2 Brothers, Denver Rice of Madison, TN, Bob Rice of Sparta, TN; 3 Sisters, Sue Perkins of Baxter, TN, Reba Davis of Murfreesboro, TN, Barbara Allen of Cookeville, TN; 8 Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren; and 1 Great Great Granddaughter.

Funeral Services for Mary Ellen Shackelford will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Noffsinger and Bro. Donnie Blick officiating with burial to follow in Dripping Spring Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursday from 8:00 am until the service hour of 11:00 am.

Memorial donations may be made to the Medical Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Tristan Norris, Auston Norris, Dustin Norris, Bradley White, O'Brien Pedigo, Cody Pedigo and Kyle Pedigo

Honorary Pallbearers: Tyler Farmer, Jeff Pedigo and Melvin Norris
Published in The Daily News Journal on May 15, 2019
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