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Rev. Glen Earl Shelby

July 12, 1935 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 84)

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Rev. Glen Earl Shelby, 84, of Clara, MS passed from this life Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Eupora, MS on Friday, July 12, 1935 to Earl Wesley Shelby and Doris Moree Lucius Shelby. He was a member of Trinity Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Shelby preached the word of God for over 56 years. He was retired as a Teacher and School Bus Driver for Wayne County Public Schools. Rev. Shelby is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Shelby; father, Earl Wesley Shelby; mother, Doris Moree Shelby; brother, Wayne Shelby; son-in-law, Timothy Lynne Sharp; grandson-in-law, Michael Sparks. He is survived by 4 sons, Robert Shelby (Brenda), Joel Shelby (Janet), David Shelby (Delphine) all of Waynesboro, MS, Phillip Shelby (Tracy) of Richton, MS; 2 daughters, Betty Maddox (Mark) of Guin, AL, Becky Sharp of Pensacola, FL; 15 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren. Visitation for Rev. Shelby will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, October 14, 2019 with a lie-in-state from 10:00 AM to 11:00AM at Trinity Free Will Baptist Church in Waynesboro, MS with Rev. William Smith, Rev. Mark Maddox, and Rev. Charles Henderson officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Free Will Cemetery in Waynesboro, MS.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
October 13, 2019

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Waynesboro Chapel
P. O. Box 387 1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Visitation
Monday
October 14, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Trinity Free Will Baptist Church
2290 Highway 63 S.
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Funeral Service
Monday
October 14, 2019

11:00 AM
Trinity Free Will Baptist Church
2290 Highway 63 S.
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Interment following funeral service
Monday
October 14, 2019

Trinity Free Will Baptist Church
2290 Highway 63 S.
Waynesboro, MS 39367

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