Shelby Jean Davis Weaver passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband at her side on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Born March 17, 1938 in Waynesville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Claude William Davis and the late Ruby Price Davis.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dr Kenneth Weaver, a daughter, Cindy Price and husband Steve, five step-daughters, Teresa Meyer, Janice Weaver, Beverly Brown, Pamela Foster and Cynthia Sneed, a grandson, Kenneth Dane Voss and fiance’ Whitney Wattenbarger, and her 3 month old great grandson, Kenneth Lee Voss.
She was preseeded in death by her parents and her brother Jackie Lee Davis.
Shelby Jean graduated from Waynesville Township High School and became a talented, self-taught musician, artist and poet. She formed the country band, “Tennessee Gold”, who performed in Nashville and regularly at the Music Place in Jonesborough, TN. The highlight of her musical career was traveling to Denmark with Grand Old Opry regular Norma Jean. However, she was most proud of her role as wife, mother and grandmother and most recently thrilled to welcome her first great-grandson.
A celebration of a life well lived will be held on her birthday, Sunday March 17, 2019. Details will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Lupus Foundation of America.
Condolences may be sent to the Weaver family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821