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Jane Shelley

July 3, 1953 — March 31, 2021

Jane Shelley, age 67, of Troy, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at her home following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 2, 2021, at 3 p.m. in Green Hills Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Ross Langford officiating.

Jane was an outgoing student and spirted cheerleader during her tenure at Charles Henderson High School. She went on to study at the University of Alabama from where she graduated in 1975 with a degree in Home Economics. She was a loyal member to the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and continued advocate for the cultivation of strong sisterhood. Jane took pride in fostering friendships and keeping contact with her friends near and far through regular phone calls. She was rooted in her Christian faith and a devout prayer warrior for those in need. Jane’s gift of good will shone through her simple displays of love and consideration and will long be wonderful examples of living full of grace and gratitude.

Ms. Shelley is survived by her sister, Wendy Shelley Ford; nephews, Brannon Ford and Hunter Ford; nieces, Anna Ford Smith and Amy C. Ford; and special friends, Cheryl Black and Cathy Chumbley. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Robbie Shelley.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff of Emcompass for their compassionate support and to her faithful caregivers, Rosetta Glasco and Pat DeBose for their attentiveness and dedication. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the First Baptist Church of Troy (200 West College Street, Troy, AL 36081 or Friends and family can sign the guestbook online at The staff of Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelley family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, April 2, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Green Hills Memorial Park Cemetery

1621 AL-15, Troy, AL 36079

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