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Michelle Ann Lybrook, 38, Greentown, passed away surrounded by family and friends following a courageous battle with cancer at 9:14 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at her residence. Born Dec. 16, 1978, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Rick Mooney and Debbie (Robinson) Mooney. Michelle was a 1998 graduate of Kokomo High School. On May 18, 2002, she married Michael Kevin Lybrook, and he survives. She was employed with Flowers by Ivan and Rick for over 20 years. Above all she always took care of her family.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Kevin Lybrook, Greentown; her parents, Rick and Debbie Mooney, Kokomo; two sons, Alexander Devin Lybrook and Kolton Michael Lybrook, both of Greentown; one daughter, Cheyanna Mishelle Lybrook, Greentown; one stepson, A1C Jason (Kaitlin) Brown of Travis AFB, Fairfield, California; one sister, Lori Lee Thomas (Glen Taylor), Kokomo; paternal grandmother, Roberta Mooney, Greentown; father-in-law, Dale Lyrook and companion Cindy Kelley, Florida; mother-in-law, Jacki (Ross) Petty, Tennessee; grandfather-in-law and grandmother-in-law, Jack and LaMerle Alexander, Greentown; sisters-in-law, Jennifer Lybrook and Amanda Lybrook, Tennessee; brother-in-law, David Petty, Indiana; sister-in-law, Lisa Blanton, Greentown; several nieces, nephews, and special friends, Nikki and Mark Davis, Kokomo; and furbabies Gus, Chloe, and Nieko.
Michelle was preceded in death by one sister, Heather Purvis; also by her paternal grandfather, Ivan Mooney; one aunt, Wahnetta McKay; and her Mammy Jo.
The family would like to thank the St. Vincent Cancer Center-Kokomo, Jacki Petty and Jill Shiposh for the special care given to Michelle.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. Pastors Jerry Gephart and Ed Bridegroom will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Greentown. The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. You may read Michelle's obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.
Published on July 6, 2017
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