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Janie Shedd

Janie Shedd

Saturday, February 16th, 1924 Friday, January 24th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Janie Gelene Shedd (Smith)

Janie "Gelene" Smith Shedd, 95, of Blountsville, passed away at her home on January 24, 2020. She was born February 16, 1924, in Cullman County, to Roy Leonard and Dina McGinnis Smith.

Mrs. Shedd was a homemaker. She was also involved in several successful family businesses, alongside her husband, Ottis. Gelene was a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church. She was a faithful wife of seventy-seven years as well as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Gelene is preceded in death by her parents, Roy Leonard and Dina McGinnis Smith: her husband, Ottis L. Shedd: and her sister, Ezma Collier.

Mrs. Shedd is survived by three daughters: Carole Shedd Colvard and son-in-law, Robert; Linda Shedd Spike and son-in-law, David; Jacqueline Shedd Patterson: sister, Dottie Smith Woods: grandchildren, Robert Colvard, Jr. and his wife, Irena; Chad Patterson and his wife, Christie; Annie Spike; Genie Vons and her husband, John; Nikki Ryan and her husband, Matt: and three great-grandchildren, Brittnie Colvard; Carly Patterson; and Jackson John Vons.

Funeral services for Gelene are at 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Brad Hadley officiating. Mrs. Shedd will be buried alongside her husband in Holly Pond Cemetery following services. Robert Colvard, Robert Colvard, Jr., Matt Ryan, John Vons, David Spike, and Chad Patterson will serve as pallbearers, with Gary Shedd serving as honorary pallbearer. Friends may visit with the family, on Tuesday, two hours prior to services, from 11 a.m., until services begin.

Holly Pond Funeral home is honored to serve the Shedd family.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Holly Pond Funeral Home
    161 Brooklyn Road
    Holly Pond, Alabama
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Holly Pond Funeral Home
    161 Brooklyn Road
    Holly Pond, Alabama
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
    1:00pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Brad Hadley
  • Interment

    Holly Pond Cemetery
    Address Not Available

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