Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 20, 2013

Shelby Jean Wellman 1938-2013

GREENUP — Shelby Jean Holt-Wellman, 75, of Wurtland, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 17, 2013, at her home, and she is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior.

She was born June 13, 1938, in Wurtland, to the late Perishing and Crystle Martin-Holt.

Ms. Wellman was a graduate of Wurtland High School and was retired from the Greenup County School District, where she worked as a teacher’s aide at Wurtland Elementary School. She also worked for many years as an election officer at polling places throughout Greenup County. Shelby was an active member of Lloyd Church of the Nazarene, where she served faithfully in the Nazarene Women’s Ministry. In addition to being a member of the Wurtland Woman’s Club, she was a charter member of the Wurtland Fire Department Ladies Auxillary and a member of the Greenup County Retired Teachers Association.

Ms. Wellman got the most enjoyment from baking angel food cakes and pumpkin rolls for family and friends. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend and was loved by all who knew her.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Donald Wellman, and an infant sister, Leeda Kay Holt.

Left behind to cherish her memory are a daughter, Malissa and Steve Warrick of Wurtland; a son, Martin and Karolyn Wellman of Flatwoods; siblings Gary and Judy Holt of Dayton, Ohio, Joyce and Oliver Hoscher of Cottageville, W.Va., and Sherry and Lowell Gordon of Ravenswood, W.Va.; her mother-in-law, Carrie Oakes of Wurtland; three granddaughters, Brittany and Matt Riley of Argillite, Morgan Warrick of Wurtland and Trinity Kintigos; and four great-grandchildren, Ethan, Gunner, Haiden and Jhace, all of whom will miss her dearly.  

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, June 21, 2013, at Lloyd Church of the Nazarene at 2729 Ohio River Road by Kenny Martin. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

Visitation for family and friends was from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods.

Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.

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