Shelby Jean (Bramlett, Wiley) Shelly was born January 25, 1950 in Waynesville, NC. Shelby Jean is survived by her three children, Sheri Wiley, George Robert Wiley Jr and Douglas Wiley; eight grandchildren, Amanda, Frank, Autumn, Nina, Katlin, Erica, Alyssa and Kaela and by their children, her great-grandchildren. She is survived by her siblings, Lana Kawecki, Deana Seaman, Terry Bramlett, Brenda Hogate and Pamela Earnest. She is predeceased by her father, Shelby Bramlett, her mother Lucy Earnest, her step-father, Adam Earnest and by her husband, George Robert Wiley, Sr.
Shelby Jean was very proud of her heritage and would often talk about the time spent at her grand mom’s and the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. She also lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and spoke affectionately of being a child and playing with her siblings there. She then moved to Salem County, NJ where she attended school, became a nursing assistant and loved working helping others. In 1968 she married George Robert Wiley Sr., had three children which were her pride and joy, and whom she loved dearly.
“Jean” was a faithful friend and maintained childhood friends throughout her life, she loved them like family.
Jean loved to play her guitar and sing the country songs that she grew up singing.
Jean was a faithful Jehovah’s Witness and loved to talk about her faith. She loved her Christian brothers and sisters but most of all, she loved God.
Graveside Services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, October 21st in Lawnside Cemetery, Pilesgrove.
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