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Shelba Pruett

February 24, 1939 — March 1, 2018

Shelba G. Pruett, age 79 of New Haven passed on this life peacefully on March 1, 2018 in the Ferrell Hospital, Eldorado, IL.  Shelba was born on February 24, 1939 in Morehouse, Missouri to the late David and Mary (Stephens) Hayes.  She had worked for Levi Straus as a seamtress.  Her life was work and her family and really enjoyed fishing and being outside.  She was a good mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed.

Shelba is survived by 4 sons, David Chamberlain of New Haven, John (Donna) Chamberlain of New Haven, Carl Chamberlain of New Haven and Kenneth (Yolanda) Chamberlain of North Carolina, 1 daughter, Kim Stevenson of Bowling Green, KY, 13 grandchildren, 48 great grand and 5 great great grandchildren.  1 brother, Jackie Wayne Hayes of Morehouse, MO, and 1 sister, Gracie Bean of Breese, IL.  She is preceded by a son, Gene Chamberlain, a grandson, Joseph Chamberlain, a sister, Elsie Phillips and brothers, Donnie, Bob, Dale, Alfred, Junior and Gary Hayes.

A private service will be held for Shelba.  Cox & Son Funeral Home in New Haven in entrusted with the service where you can send a note of comfort to the family at

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