February 14, 1944 – August 14, 2020
Shelby J. Chain, age 76, of West Union, Ohio, died Friday August 14, 2020 at Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati. She was born February 14, 1944 in Blue Lick, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by parents, Stanley Orville Sapp and Lucille Zornes; one daughter, Johnna C. Florence; one son, Darrell Cox and one brother, Wayne Sapp.
Shelby is survived by husband, Albert Chain of West Union, two sons: Michael Sapp of (Lisha Brock) of Manchester and David Jenkins of West Chester; three daughters: Lisa Sapp of Cincinnati, Lucinda Chain (Chanda Bradford) of Winchester and Autumn Fulton; four brothers: J.C. Sapp (Nancy) of Florida, Anthony Sapp (Kelly) of Cincinnati, Tim Sapp (Lisa) of Batavia, Rodney Sapp (Debbie Merfert) of Seaman; six sisters: Shirley Fetters of Winchester, Teresa Hayslip (Mike) of Ripley, Beverly Frankfurth of North Dakota, Brenda Roberts of South Carolina, Mardella Bowles (Walter) of Arizona, Judy Jordan (Alan) of Hillsboro; four grandchildren: Melissa Leahy of Florence, Kentucky, Jeania Smith (Chris Travis) of Independence, Kentucky, Stephanie Stegall (Annie Bishop) of Florence, Kentucky, Crista Scott (Blake) of Ripley; many great- grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to:Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, P.O. Box 5, West Union, Ohio 45693. The public visitation is 3 – 6 PM Friday, August 21, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The public funeral is at 6 PM Friday, August 21, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. David Benjamin will officiate. As a covid-19 precaution please wear a mask. Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated of West Union is serving the family.