LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Elsie Shive, 93, of Pendleton Street, passed away peacefully at 2:29 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2022 at Salem Regional Medical Center following a recent illness.
Mrs. Shive was born on December 11, 1928 in Lisbon, the daughter of the late William E. and Elva (Dickens) Reese.
A graduate of David Anderson High School in Lisbon, Elsie began working at BMV in Lisbon, then Western Auto and finally Dave’s True Value hardware store in Lisbon, until her retirement.
She was a faithful member of the First Christian Church of Lisbon, where she was active in the Christian Women’s Fellowship. Elsie was also a member of Rebekah Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star; and served for more than 40 years as a Democratic constituency committee member.
She will be fondly remembered for her sense of humor and her love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased on January 28, 1989 by her husband, Raymond H. “Bud” Shive, whom she married on June 29, 1948. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Ethel Pike and Betty Johnson and by his brothers, John Reese and Wilbur Chapman.
Left to cherish his memory are his son, Gregory A. Shive of Lisbon; sister, Annie Burrier of Salem; grandchildren, Stacy (Ian) McNally and Joseph (Amanda) Shive; great-grandchildren, Liam and Landon McNally and Raegan and Hunter Shive and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 17, 2022 at First Christian Church of Lisbon, 225 East Washington Street, Lisbon with Reverend Bob Garwood of the church officiating.
Private burial will take place in the Lisbon Cemetery.
The family will receive guests from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made in Elsie’s memory to the First Christian Church in Lisbon.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.
Friends can also view Elsie’s memorial tribute page, share memories and leave condolences at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com
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