Shirley Jean Rigsby Madewell

By | September 29, 2018 5:56 am

Last Updated: September 29, 2018 at 9:00 am

Shirley Jean Rigsby Madewell, 71, passed from this life Sept. 26, 2018, at her home, in Spencer, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Madewell was born on Sept. 22, 1947, in McMinnville, and was a long-time resident of Spencer.

She was of the Messianic faith and a homemaker. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed being with her family.

Mrs. Madewell was preceded in death by her mother, Dortha Lee Brock Rigsby; brother, Rick Rigsby; and sister, Sandra Gay Rigsby.

Survivors include her loving husband, Ray Madewell; sons, Kelly (Jorja) Madewell, of Spencer, Marty (Christina) Madewell, of Shelbyville; daughter, Penny Sullivan, of Spencer; father, George Lee Rigsby; brothers, Jerry Rigsby, Mike (Beverly) Rigsby; sister, Gwen Rigsby; grandchildren, Megan and Kristen Brymer, Devon, Warren, and Garrett Madewell; great-grandchildren, Skylee Brymer, Lanie Kilgore; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Rigsby Prater; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Funeral service was 2 p.m., Sept. 28, 2018, at Layne Funeral Home, in Spencer, with burial in Spencer Town Cemetery. Jay Williams officiated.

Layne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, of Spencer, was in charge of arrangements.

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