Jeanine (Jeanie) Rose Shelburne , 72, of Rochester, Indiana, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester. She was born on September 18, 1949 to Leonard Jewell and Mary Kathryn (Boring) Wix in Elwood, Indiana.
She was proposed to in marriage in 1967 by her husband of 53 years at his Senior Prom. On October 5, 1968 they were married at the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in HomePlace, Indiana.
Jeanie and her husband, Rev. Jeffery Shelburne, traveled via motorhome as evangelists and song evangelists for over 35 years. They ministered in many revivals and camp meetings across the Midwest and southern United States.
Jeanie was always considered an angel with an angelic voice by all who heard her sing. She was a devoted prayer warrior and ministered to many through her prayers.
Jeanie and Jeff were members of the Indiana Gospel Music Association and the Indiana Gospel Music Festival.
Jeanie was an avid gardener and always had beautiful flowers each year. She was a member of the Rochester Garden Club for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffery Shelburne; sons, Andy Joseph Shelburne and Bradley Moses Shelburne; grandsons, Devon Ashe Shelburne and Wesley Joseph Shelburne; sisters, Kathy (Sonny) Castor and Nancy Stewart; and brother, Fred (Susan) Wix.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Jo Shelburne in 1973; brother, Michael Wix; and sister, Linda Wix.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville, with Pastor Kevin Palmer officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Summit Lawn Cemetery in Westfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Temple Church Missions or Youth Department, 2908 W 200 N, Peru, IN 46970.