Shelly Ilene (Embry) Costello

May 14, 1966 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 53)


Shelly Ilene Costello, 53 of Morgantown, KY passed away Wednesday December 18, 2019 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY. Shelly was born May 14, 1966 in Henderson Kentucky to the union of Dallace Timothy and Nancy Jane Messamore Embry who survives. She was a member of Brooklyn Missionary Baptist Church and a homemaker. Shelly loved watching her grandkids and riding motorcycles. she is preceded in death by maternal grandmother Lucy Messamore; father in law Wayne Costello and paternal grandparents Ray and Minnie Embry. 

Shelly Ilene Costello is survived by her husband of 21 years Eddie Costello of Morgantown, KY; two daughters Brandy Little (Jeremy) of Nashville, TN and Sara Henderson (Robert) of Morgantown, KY; three sons James Costello of Cromwell, KY, Travis Costello of Morgantown, KY and Dylan Chapman of Bowling Green, KY; grandchildren Jordan and Payton Costello of Beaver Dam, KY, Bentlee and Alexia Costello of Morgantown, KY, Ryman Little of Nashville, TN, Kelsie and James Costello of Morgantown, KY, Jacob and Breyona Costello of Beaver Dam, KY and Jody and Nicole Coy of Beaver Dam, KY; parents Bro. Timothy and Nancy Jane Messamore Embry of Morgantown, KY; mother in law Vida Dodson (Mike) of Woodbury, KY; three sisters Sherry Woodcock (Roger) of Roundhill, KY, Shelia Hudson (Ricky) of Morgantown, KY and Sharon Logsdon (Wayman "Buck") of Morgantown, KY; three brothers John Embry of Morgantown, KY, James Embry (Julie) of Evansville, Indiana and Bro. Tony Embry (Misty) of Morgantown, KY and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Saturday December 21, 2019 at 1:00pm with Bro. Kenny Raymer officiating. Burial will be in the Brooklyn Cemetery where Robert Henderson, Jeremy Little, Travis Costello, James Costello, Dylon Chapman and Zach Embry will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held on Saturday December 21, 2019 from 10:00am until funeral time at 1:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Shelly at Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Shelly Costello. 

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December 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service
December 21, 2019

1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Chapel

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