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Shelbia Jean (Jeanie) Nokes, 78, Adair Co., KY (1937-2015)

Jeanie was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a floral designer for many years working at Walker Florist, Country Loft, and Flowers and Things. She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was a member of a highly regarded family, the daughter of the late Morris Reid and Buelah McIntyre Estes, and the widow of James Willard Nokes. She leaves five direct and two step living descendants.
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Shelbia Jean "Jeanie" Nokes, 78 of Columbia, KY passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:54amET, at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Pescosolido the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. The family request visiting after 4:30pmCT, Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Shelbia Jean "Jeanie" Nokes, Adair Co., KY (1937-2015)

She was born October 5, 1937 in Breeding, KY the daughter of the late Morris Reid and Beulah McIntyre Estes. She died Sunday, December 13, 2015, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 78 years, two months, and eight days.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Willard Nokes, on August 25, 2008 and by two brothers, Morris Willard Estes and Hadis Bryant Estes, and by two sisters, Nelda Taylor and Shirley Parrish.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Susan Biggerstaff and husband Robert of Columbia, KY; and Angie Pierce and husband Allen of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Brandon Scott Nokes & wife Leslie; Reba Jean Shanklin, and Shelbie Pierce

  • Two step great grandchildren: Riley Cowan and Maycee Hovious

  • Two sisters: Grace Sparks of Woodburn, KY; and Nancy McKinney of Columbia, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
Jeanie was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a floral designer for many years working at Walker Florist, Country Loft, and Flowers and Things.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Trinity United Methodist Women, Ronald McDonald House of Kentuckiana 550 South First Street, Louisville, KY 40202 or Gideon Bibles.

Send condolences to the family of Shelbia Jean "Jeanie" Nokes

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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