Shellie Renee Rigney-Orr, 45, moved to heaven on June 26, 2018. She passed peacefully as she crossed from earth to heaven while being sung to as she was surrounded by her family at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. Her suffering and struggles have ended. Born to Gene and Marcia (Quesenberry) Rigney in New Castle, Indiana on March 30, 1973, she graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1991. Shellie worked for Wayne County Welfare Department, Gates, an outreach of Achieva Landmark Services in Connersville, attorney Ed Anderson in Richmond, Red’s Auto & Parts Sales in New Castle and other employment. She loved to make others laugh and at times until their sides hurt. She was a very caring and giving person.
Those left to cherish her memory are her parents of Dublin; children, Calib Orr, Kaylee and Rylee Weston all of New Castle and Jaden Johnson of Centerville; 3 siblings, Rick (Tina) Rigney of Goldsboro, NC, Tim Rigney of Evansville and Kimberly Hancock of New Castle; a nephew whom she raised, Jon Baker of New Castle; nieces, Candace Rigney of Kokomo, Kendra Rigney of Goldsboro, NC and Jessica (Mark) Colbert of Ringgold, GA; great nephew, Eli Fisher of New Castle; great nieces Raelynn Hancock of Kokomo, Malory and Hannah Colbert of Ringgold,GA; a very special friend who was there during difficult times and struggles, Jamie Atwood.
Shellie was preceded in death by nephew whom she raised, James Datlon Baker on January 19, 2014. Shellie will live on in our hearts forever and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday July 2, 2018 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Shellie’s brother, Rev. Rick Rigney will officiate. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery, Dublin. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday July 1st.
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