Georgia Lynne (Kuckuck) Shively, 88, of Delaware, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at home. She was born on April 13, 1933, in Celina, Ohio to the late Francis Davison and Georgia Ferrall (Byerly) Kuckuck. Lynne attended Celina High School and graduated from Defiance High School, Class of 1951. She completed nurses training at Miami Valley Nursing School and became a registered nurse, working at Gibbons Hospital. Lynne married her middle school/high school sweetheart, her loving husband, Warren Shively on September 5, 1954, at the Evangelical Brethren Church in Celina, Ohio and celebrated 67 years of marriage. She was a member of the Karl Road Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio.
Lynne put her family before all else, was an exceptional mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and cared deeply for her family and friends. Lynne and Warren were devoted to each other as they lived in homes in Georgia, where she worked at Augusta Memorial Hospital, Maryland where she worked at Eatontown Memorial Hospital, Missouri, Iowa, and Ohio. Besides raising a family, they traveled the country and the world, visiting every US state and 38 countries. Lynne was a superb cook and baker which kept the family coming home.
Lynne is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Pat Dull and brothers-in-law Keith Dull and Emmanuel Smproas.
In addition to her husband, Lynne is survived by her three children: Blake (Sue) Shively of Louisville, KY, Brenda (Ed) Walsh of Canton, OH, and Brett (Brian Gray) Shively of Oak Park, IL.; her sister: Diana Smpraos; her grandchildren: Kristin (Larry) Wu, Kim (Ryan) Crawford, Kaley (Mark) Lankford, Andrew (Bethany) Shively, Zachary (Jaclynn) Shively, and Jacob Shively; her great-grandchildren: Wilson Shively, James and Caleb Wu, and Rylynn Crawford.
Lynne will be deeply missed. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at the Celina First Church of God, with Rev. Edward J. Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in the Friends Cemetery in Celina. Friends may call an hour before services at the Church. Georgia's arrangements are in the care of the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 685 Delaware Ave., Marion, Ohio 43302.
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