Mary Ellen Shackelford

By | May 14, 2019 8:25 am

Mary Ellen Shackelford, 85, of Olmstead, Kentucky, passed away May 12, 2019, at The Medical Center, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Mrs. Shackelford was born May 8, 1934, in Cookeville, to Dewey Rice and Ola Harness Rice.

She was a homemaker, former member of the Eastern Star, and an active member at Dripping Spring Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, James “Jim” Shackelford; one son, Timmy Shackelford and wife, Susan, of Bowling Green, Kentucky; two daughters, Toni Ellen Neal, of Auburn, Kentucky, Tammy Kaye Pedigo and husband, Jeff, of Olmstead, Kentucky; two brothers, Denver Rice, of Madison, Bob Rice, of Sparta; three sisters, Sue Perkins, of Baxter, Reba Davis, of Murfreesboro, Barbara Allen, of Cookeville; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., May 16, 2019, at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home, in Russellville, Kentucky, with burial in Dripping Spring Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Noffsinger and Bro. Donnie Blick will officiate.  Visitation will be 5-8 p.m., May 15, and 8-11 a.m., May 16, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Tristan Norris, Auston Norris, Dustin Norris, Bradley White, O’Brien Pedigo, Cody Pedigo. and Kyle Pedigo

Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Farmer, Jeff Pedigo, and Melvin Norris

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center.

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home, in Russellville, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements.

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