Emma Jean Meely
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Emma Jean Meely "Jean" of Mt Airy, Md passed away Nov. 6, 2022 after a long illness.
Born on Sept 10, 1939, in Shenandoah County, Va. She was the beloved daughter of the late Allen Shirkey and Lelia Pulliam Shirkey. She was the devoted wife of Ronald Meely for 39 years.
Surviving in addition to her husband is her brother, Donald Shirkey and wife Donna of Chambersburg, PA, her children, Ray Putnam and wife Rena of Lindside, W, Deanna Roderuck and husband Jim of Walkersville, Md, her step-children, Jamie Meely of Mt. Airy, Md, and Melissa Feagans and her husband Todd of Kearneysville, West Virginia. Her brother-in-law Ron Gore of New Market, Va who was a tremendous support to the family, sister-in-law's Mona Meely and Glenda Goltz both of Mt. Airy, Md. Also surviving are her beloved grandchildren, Jonathan Putnam, Malissa Flur and husband Chris, Jason McAnnally and wife Nicole, Katie Beall and husband Joshua, Logan Stott and Jordan Stott; and great-grandchildren, Sienna McAnnally, Amber Beall, Jackson Beall and Jacob Putnam; nephew Curt Weaver and his wife Shannon along with many dear friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by sister, Ella Mae Gore of New Market, Va, son, Randy Putnam, grandson, Nicholas Putnam, and great granddaughter Alaina Ball. Jean enjoyed hosting family celebrations at Thanksgiving and Christmas and other special occasions. Her and Ron opened their home to host numerous picnics for disabled veterans. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A memorial service will be held at Catoctin Church of Christ, 140 N Carroll St, Thurmont, Md on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2:00 p.m
Family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m at which time memorial services will begin.
The service will be conducted by Evangelist Richard Long.