Shelby Lunsford-Dussia

Obituary of Shelby Lunsford-Dussia

Shelby Lynne Lunsford was born on January 30, 1992 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is born from the union of her parents:  James Lunsford and Jennifer (Eagle) Lovell. Shelby received her GED and decided to further her education by attending Monroe County Community College and was currently taking classes while she worked as a waitress at Denny’s.

Shelby met the love of her life Joseph Dussia, and as husband and wife, they looked forward to sharing the rest of their lives together. Her family meant the most to her and she was blessed to call her sister her best friend.  Shelby lived a positive life and was optimistic about her future. She was strong, yet kind hearted and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need.

In her spare time, she loved to be outdoors. She was a natural animal lover who adored and cared for her chickens, two pet squirrels and her beloved dog Narlee. Shelby was never afraid to get her hands dirty and would often accompany the guys fishing or hunting.

Shelby’s compassion and sweet nature made it easy for her to make lasting friendships and she was adored by everyone who knew her.  The loss of this beautiful soul will forever leave a void in the hearts of everyone who was blessed to meet her.   

Shelby Lynn Lunsford-Dussia, age 26 of Monroe, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 29, 2018 at her home. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Bert and Emma Eagle and her uncle: Jeff Eagle.

To cherish her memory, Shelby leaves her beloved husband:  Joseph Dussia of Monroe; her parents: Jennifer (Danny) Lovell of Monroe; her siblings: Lindsey (Austin Mariani) Lovell and Nicholas Lovell; and her In-Laws: Terry (Jim) Young and Brian Dussia. She is also survived by many extended family members and friends.

Friends may gather on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe, 2442 North Monroe Street (734)384-5185. A Celebration of Her Life will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00am also at Merkle’s with Pastor Jay Anderson officiating from CrossPointe Church in Monroe.

Online guests may leave words of comfort and inspiration, share a photo or send a floral arrangement by visiting our website at www.merklefs.com.