Obituary: Ethelyn Kelly Shay |

Obituary: Ethelyn Kelly Shay

Staff reports

No services are planned for Ethelyn Kelly Shay, who died Feb. 22, 2001, at Carson Healthcare in Carson City, Nev. She was 81.

Mrs. Shay was born Nov. 23, 1919, to John F. Kennedy and Emma F. Dowdy at Oak Grove, La. She had been a resident of Stateline, Nev., prior to moving to Minden, Nev., 18 years ago. She married Bill A. Shay Aug. 25, 1967, at Zephyr Cove, Nev. She had worked as office manager for Harvey’s Hotel & Casino for 27 years and was a charter member of the International Footprints Association, Carson Valley No. 72. She enjoyed traveling and being with her friends and family.

Survivors include her husband, Bill A. Shay of Minden, Nev.; son and daughter-in-law, Max S. and Dianne E. Kelly of Stateline; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents.

Arrangements are by FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville.

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