A funeral service celebrating the life of Cora Ellen Shelly, age 92, of Thornville, was held January 16, 2016, at Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Lutheran Reformed Cemetery.
Cora was born July 11, 1923, in Oceana, West Virginia, to the late Bea and Margaret (Cook) Rollins. She passed away on January 12, 2016, at the Somerset Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Cora was a homemaker and a member of Good Hope Lutheran Church in Glenford. She loved to crochet and sew.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Russ Wallace of Pleasantville; six grandchildren, Paul, Russell and Jetta Yarger, Gary, Steven and David Ford; six great-grandchildren; and siblings, Annilee Rollins and Jeffrey Rollins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Noah Grubb Shelly, on May 9, 2002; sisters, Ruth Rollins and Clarice Brown; and brothers, Gene and Thomas Rollins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to care for Cora and her family.