Shelby Wiley, 79

Shelby Jean Wiley, 79, of Wabash, died at 3:20 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at her home. 

She was born Feb. 27, 1937, in Paintsville, Ky., to Grant Sr. and Cordie (Collins) Hill.

Shelby married Alvin Wiley in Wabash on Nov. 18, 1978; he died Feb. 7, 2012.  She worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 1995 after 30 years.  She attended Wabash Friends Church.  Shelby enjoyed flower gardening and going to ballgames.   

She is survived by her son, Scott (Mia) Miller of Wabash, great-niece whom she raised, Jamie (Ryan) Craft of Hoagland; two grandchildren, Jessica (Steven) Noland of Wabash, and Paulette (John) Hoeppner of Peru; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Fred (Marilyn) Hill, Thurman (Joann) Hill, and Bill (Evelyn) Hill; and her sister-in-law, Phyllis Hill, all of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Grant "Moonie" Hill Jr.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Alex Falder officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Monday at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Shelby may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Aug 19