Shelly's Story

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Shelly Grubb, 53, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at her residence in Kokomo. She was born to the late Charlene Hastings on Oct. 2, 1963, in Kokomo.
Shelly attended Taylor High School, and then earned her GED. She then went on to become a self-employed painter. She married Mark Grubb on Sept. 11, 2002, and he survives.
Shelly had several passions, which included painting, shopping, NASCAR, going to rock 'n' roll concerts (Ozzfest, AC/DC, Aerosmith...), and gardening. She was also a huge fan of Peyton Manning and collected a lot of his memorabilia. She adored animals and children and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anybody she met.
In addition to her husband, Shelly is survived by four sons, Jeremy (Whitney) Shanks, Nick (Bobbi) Shanks, Kelly Prater and Steven Prater; one daughter, Tiffany Shanks (fiance Jeremiah Hebner); one stepson, Mark Paul; one sister, Catina Heath; two nieces, Correll and Carighan Heath; one nephew, Coltin Heath; her aunt, Mary Evans; 16 grandchildren; and her best friends, Mary Owens, Pam Bankowski and Sherry Marner.
In addition to her mother, Charlene Hastings, Shelly was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Martha Evans.
A public visitation for Shelly will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 24, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, with a funeral service at 8 p.m.
To leave an online condolence, visit www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.
Published on July 20, 2017
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