Shelby J. Carlson, 71, of Bemus Point passed away suddenly Friday (May 5, 2017) in her home.
She was born February 12, 1946 in Fairmount, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Earl L. and Pauline Jane Carpenter Hayhurst.
Shelby attended high school in Fairmount, West Virginia, and prior to retirement she was employed as a Home Health Care Aide for the Frewsburg Rest Home. She enjoyed playing bingo and loved her family, her children, and loved taking care of her pets.
She is survived by her former husband Robert Carlson of Bocton, NY., her son Dan (Tammy) Kenny of Ashville, NY., her daughter Tammy Kenny (William Merchant) of Lexington, Virginia; five grandchildren: Dennis Kenny of Lexington, VA, Megan Clements of Lexington, VA, Josh Ryan ( Jen Conti) of Ashville, NY Naomi Kenny of Ashville , NY, Brician Kenny of NC; three great grandchildren: William Kenny of Lexington, VA, Harlie Conti and Emily Ryan of Ashville, NY; a sister Patricia Knoff of Jamestown, NY, a special thank you to her nephew Joey Glover of Ellicott.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband Raymond Kenny, her son Gene Paul Kenny, and her sister JoAnn Cooper.
Visitation will not be observed. A celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be donated the Fluvanna Fire Department, 3536 Fluvanna Ave., Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701.