Shirley Jean (Barnes) Gorby, 75, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, OH.

She was born on December 16, 1938 in Amanda, OH a daughter of the late Donald and Gladys (Gore) Barnes.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by one brother, Don Barnes; one sister, Ruth Czesztyicki; and her grandson, David Diserio.

Shirley graduated from Wellsburg High School in 1957 and was a member of the Wellsburg Nazarene Church. She worked for many years as a dental assistant and office secretary for Dr. Nagem and Dr. Basil in Wellsburg, WV.

Shirley is survived by the love of her life her husband of 56 years, Roger Wayne Gorby; three children, Janice (Dave) Yater, Wellsburg, WV, Sharon (Bobby) Mullins, Orlando, FL, and Kent (Tammy) Gorby, Florence, KY; one sister, Betty (Barnes) Beeman, Toronto, OH; six grandchildren, Erik (Heather) Yater, Ashley (Joe) Davis, Alana Diserio, Cory Diserio, Ian Gorby, and Sarah Gorby.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 17 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV and again on Monday, August 18 at 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Yingling, officiating.

Inurnment will be held privately in Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.

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