OBITUARY

Shelby Jean Bunch

July 31, 1938March 21, 2021

SHELBY JEAN BUNCH Shelby Jean Bunch, 82, of Maple Fork, went home to be with the Lord on March 21, 2021. Born July 31, 1938 in Crab Orchard; she was a daughter of the late William and Gladys Dixon Rhodes Sarver. Shelby loved working puzzles, crocheting, collecting Barbie’s, and Porcelain Dolls, and attended Beckley Praise Church. She was a retired teacher, loving all 40 years prior to retiring. She taught for the Cleveland Board of Education and substituted in Raleigh County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde Bunch and three brothers, Theodore Sarver, Robert Sarver, and William Sarver. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Daniel Bunch of Omaha, Michael Bunch of Maple Fork, and Jimmy Dunmire of Florida; two grandchildren, Sofia Bunch of Omaha and Michael Bunch, II of Daniels; a sister, Elsie Brinegar of Maple Fork; two brothers, Noah Sarver of Crab Orchard, and Charles Sarver of Grandview; extended family and friends. Services to Celebrate her life will be held, 6:00PM Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Chapman officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 5:00PM until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. In keeping with the current mandate issued by the Governor of WV, and for the safety of all attending, facial coverings must be worn while in the building and social distancing must be practiced. Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.blueridgefuneralhome.com Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Crematorium, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley is honored to be serving the family.

Services

  • Gathering of family and friends

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

Memories

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Michelle Levin

March 26, 2021

I taught with Shelby at Stanaford School. She was a very dedicated teacher. Shelby and I shared experiences working in the Cleveland Public Schools. I always enjoyed her company and sweet personality. She will be greatly missed.
Michelle Levin

Douglas Martin

March 26, 2021

Mrs. Bunch was a Wounderful, Sweet Lady! Growing up in The St.Clair- Superior Neighborhood of Cleveland,Ohio I was Bestfriend of Her Son Michael, And spent alot of time in Her home. She was like My 2nd Mother when I was there! I will Always remember Her kindness And Her Smile!

Dreama Bell

March 26, 2021

Shelby was a fun caring person ! Always bubbly talking about her travels and family . She gave lots of her time to others ! RIP my friend
Prayers for her family .

Thomas Sarver

March 24, 2021

Shelby was a very dear soul and it was always great to see her at the reunions. She had fun stories about teaching, and you could tell how dedicated she was by listening to her. We will miss her dearly and we are sending our love to all of her family. Thomas and Betty Sarver

Denise Russell ( Gills)

March 24, 2021

Mrs. Bunch was a wonderful lady. Daniel and I were in class together, Daniel was also one of may dad's boyscouts so we were like a huge family in the neighborhood. She will be missed. My prayers and love be with the family

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY