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Shirley Tolbert

April 1, 1953 — November 14, 2017

Shirley Ann (Caldwell) Tolbert, 64 of Bledsoe, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Harlan ARH.  She was born April 1, 1953 in Harlan, KY to the late Dewey and Ethel Caldwell.  Shirley was a Homemaker and believed in the Pentecost Faith.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Wade Neal Caldwell, Mack Larken Caldwell, James Smitty Caldwell, and Marguerite Joy Hoskins.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald Tolbert of Bledsoe; children, Janie (John) Kelly, of Bledsoe and David Hatten of Richmond, KY;  sister, Barbara (Tony) Tallent of London, KY; brothers, Roger (Debbie) Caldwell of Green County, KY, Dewey (Joanne) Caldwell of Verda, KY, Michael (Shona) Caldwell of Girdler, KY, Jerry (Carolyn) Caldwell of Casey County, KY, Billy (Lynn) Caldwell of Danville, IL; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sisters-in-law, Linda Caldwell and Carolyn Caldwell.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 19, 2017 beginning after 5:00 PM in the Greenhills Community Church in Bledsoe, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at the Greenhills Community Church in Bledsoe, KY.  Rev. David Spencer, Rev. Nathan Lewis, and Rev. Ted Brock will officiate the services.

Interment will follow the funeral in the Brown Cemetery at Bledsoe, KY.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions toward her final expenses.  Gifts can be made at or by contacting the funeral home at (606) 573-3757.

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