|Birth: ||Dec. 24, 1918|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 2012|
Laverne Marie Shell, 93, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Cumberland Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset, KY. A former resident of Eubank, Pulaski County, Kentucky, she made her home with her son Bill in Lexington for several years. She was a resident of Cumberland Nursing and Rehab Center for two weeks.
Laverne was born at Eubank on December 24, 1918, a daughter of the late Everett and Clauda Herrin Estes. She became Mrs. Henry Shell on July 29, 1939, and a son blessed their marriage.
Mrs. Shell attended the former Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College and taught at Pulaski and Lincoln County schools for three years. Laverne began a successful 46 year long banking career in 1942 in Eubank at First State Bank, now Cumberland Security Bank. During her career she held various positions, retiring in 1980 as cashier and then returning as a part time teller in 1985.
In 1930 Laverne became a member of Eubank Baptist Church where attending services was the highlight of her life. On her 90th birthday she was honored by the membership for being the oldest member of the church. Laverne was also treasurer of the Eubank Homemakers' Club for several years.
Survivors include Bill Shell and wife Darla; Chuck Shell, wife Jamie, and daughter Briana; and Joey Shell and daughters Amanda and Allison all of Lexington, Kentucky.
Preceding Mrs. Shell in death were husband Henry, who died Sept. 30, 1983, and her sister, Mrs. Lavena Mae Diamond, who died June 21, 1987.
Graveside services will be held Thursday November 29, 2012 at 10 AM at Eubank Cemetery with her pastor Bro. Shelby Reynolds officiating.
At the request of Mrs. Shell expressions of sympathy may be made to Eubank Baptist Church.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thank you for all the beautiful flowers and tokens you have left for Bill's mother during my absence. I know she is very happy to be in Heaven with her Lord and family. I wish I could have seen her face when her beloved son arrived. Darla
Everett Estes (1886 - 1969)
Clauda Mae Herrin Estes (1888 - 1977)
Henry Monroe Shell (1917 - 1983)
Bill Shell (1943 - 2013)*
Eubank Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: D. Singleton Shell
Record added: Nov 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101385925
D. Singleton Shell
Added: Dec. 5, 2013
Added: Nov. 27, 2013
You sure were a good cook, your cushaw pies were a big hit in the fall. It's been almost a year since you became an angel, you have no more illness and your family is with you. You have a blessed Angel Day everyday.|
Added: Nov. 23, 2013
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