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December 1, 2012

Shelby Jean Stacy (Bailey) Howiler

CHESTLAND, Ohio — Shelby Jean Stacy (Bailey) Howiler, 70, Chestland, Ohio formerly of Grundy, Va.  passed away Nov. 29, 2012 at Chardon Health Care.

Born Feb. 18, 1942 in Grundy, Va., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Rebecca Stacy. She was a devout Christian and cared for people her whole life. She worked in nursing homes for over 30 years. Shelby was passionate about singing and hugging. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the sister, aunt, cousin and friend to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Zeldon Bailey and son, Timothy Bailey; sisters, Naomie Stacy Campbell, Mildred Stacy Keene, Lydia Stacy Adams, Anita Stacy Maggard, Gertrude Stacy Short and Pansy Stacy; brothers, Radford, Harold, James and Clinard Stacy and an infant sibling.

Survivors include her husband  of 13 years, Bob Howiler of Chestland, Ohio; sons, Dwayne Bailey and wife Jo of North Perry, Ohio, Michael Bailey of Clarion, Pa.; grandchildren, Brandon, Elizabeth Ann and Olivia; sister, Marie Stacy Dotson of Grundy, Va.; brothers, Barnes Stacy of Grundy, Va., Freddy Stacy Jr. of Grundy, Va. Also surviving are a host of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Shelby Jean Stacy Howiler will  be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, 11 a.m. at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel, Grundy, Va. with the Rev. Michael Ashby officiating with burial to follow in the Stacy Family Cemetery, Stone Coal Road, Grundy, Va.  

The family will receive friends on Monday evening at 6 p.m. at the Virginia Funeral Home where a service will be held at 7 p.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be Hassell Dotson, JD Adams, Sonny Charles, Ronnie Adams, and family and friends.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of arrangements.

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