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Bethel Ellen Shealy
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406
  • or to the
  • Thomas Rhodes Baptist Church
    1 Mountain View Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
  • Liberty University of Lynchburg
    1501 Lakeside Drive
    Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113

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“Frank & Family- I am truly sorry for your great loss. Bethel was a beautiful lady & I always felt her warmth & caring when around her. I pray God...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“She was truly one of the most selfless and caring people I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. I recall our trip to Hawaii and recognize it as a...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Joel Odom - Charleston, SC

“Prayers and love to the Shealy family, ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Beverley Rimes - Barnwell, SD

“Bethel was one of sweetest and loving people that I had the pleasure of knowing. I have known Bethel for almost 10 years. I am so sorry for the...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Holly Cline - Summerville, SC

“Dear Rev. Col. Frank, We are so saddened by Bethel's passing and pray for our Lord to bring you comfort and peace. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: James and Carolyn Kibler - Chapin, SC

Bethel Ellen Davis Shealy of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Reverend Colonel H. Frank Shealy entered into eternal rest Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 24, 2018 in Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends in the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at The VA National Cemetery at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC at 12:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Bethel was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, daughter of the late James Roy Davis and Rosa Ellen Davis. She was a graduate of New Hanover High School and 2003 graduate of Liberty University of Lynchburg, VA in Biblical Studies. Bethel was a retired payables supervisor with ATandT after serving 40 years. She was an assistant team leader with the International and National Disaster Relief Missions of the Southern Baptist Convention as well as a missionary with the international missions board. She was a certified international tour guide, Charleston tour guide and a member of Northbridge Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Reverend Colonel H. Frank Shealy of Charleston, SC; her children, Randy, Catherine, Beth; step-children, Sherry, Kristen, and Sean and step-grandchildren, Paige and Ellora. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, M. Boyd Davis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC, 29406 or to the Thomas Rhodes Baptist Church, 1 Mountain View Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502, or to the Liberty University of Lynchburg, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113 and/or Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC, 29407.

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