Shelby Jean (Fortner) Jones, 78

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Shelby Jean (Fortner) Jones, 78, of Greensburg, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. She was born May 11, 1938, in Manchester, Kentucky, the daughter of Cecil and Maggie (Gardner) Fortner. She attended school in Kentucky and had been a resident of the area for the past 60 years. Shelby loved horses and had enjoyed riding in earlier years. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a homemaker. She attended Milford Freewill Baptist Church. Shelby is survived by her children, Bruce Jones of Milford, Donna Jones of Shelbyville, Kelly Shepard of Greensburg, Melody (Brian Thacker) Jones of Greensburg, Harold "Joe" (Crystal) Wright of Milford and Danny (Leslie) Jones of Oldenburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Claude Fortner; and sister, Adeline Caldwell. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 at Milford Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., with Pastor Leroy Reed officiating. Burial will be in Milford Cemetery. Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home, St. Paul, was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Hospice in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.glennegeorgeandson.net.
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