Mrs. Betty Jo Shelby, 82, of Waynesboro, MS passed from this life Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Woodland, MS on Tuesday, October 20, 1936 to Robert Alonzo Crowell and Annie Bessie (Longest) Crowell. She was a member of Trinity Free Will Baptist Church. She retired from the Wayne County School District as a School Teacher. Mrs. Shelby is preceded in death by her father, Robert Alonzo Crowell and mother, Annie Bessie Crowell; brother, Robert Crowell (Bobby); sister, Roberta Taylor. She is survived by her husband, Glen E. Shelby, Waynesboro, MS; 4 sons, Robert Shelby (Brenda), Waynesboro, MS, Joel Shelby (Janet), Waynesboro, MS, David Shelby (Delphine), Waynesboro, MS, Phillip Shelby (Tracy), Richton, MS; 2 daughters, Betty Maddox (Mark), Guin, AL, Becky Sharp, Pensacola, FL; 2 sisters, Coralyn Martin, Cary, MS, Henrietta Miller, Fayette, MS; 15 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Shelby will be held from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Friday, December 21, 2018 at Trinity Free Will Baptist Church, 2290 Highway 63 S., Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Trinity Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Maddox and Rev. William Smith officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Free Will Cemetery in Waynesboro, MS.