Mrs. Shelbye Jean Stone, age 85, of Franklin, KY passed away Tuesday, April 11th, 2023 at her residence.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will continue on Friday, April 14th from 6:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, April 14th, 2023 at the funeral home with interment to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.
Shelbye was born on December 20th, 1937 in Franklin, KY to the late Amos Red Yates and the late Leota (Webb) Yates. She is also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Robert Eugene Stone and 6 siblings, Anne Laura, Stella, Rubie, Paul, George and Carl.
She is survived by 2 sons, Jeff Stone (Tammy) of Elizabethtown, KY and Wes Stone (Jennifer) of Franklin, KY; 1 grandson, Zachary Stone; 1 granddaughter, Lindsey Stone (Chase); a cousin, Mary Link; 2 nephews, Jimmy Yates and Harry Mann; 4 great-nephews, Dale Yates, Bryan Mann, Craig Mann and Howard Earl Brewer, and two nieces, Sue Ellen Markum and Leta-Carol Yates.
Shelbye attended First Baptist Church and was a member of Lake Springs Baptist Church and she was a member of the WMU. Shelbye was a 1955 graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School. She loved gardening, reading and southern gospel music.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Children’s Hospital Foundation Benefiting Kosair Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 950183 Louisville, KY 40295-0183 or you can donate online at nortonchildrens.com/donate.
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