Shelly Marie Kniprath-Bell

Sunday, February 8, 1970 - Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A Caring Lady

Photo of Shelly Marie Kniprath-Bell  - 1970-2018

Clyde - Shelly Marie Kniprath-Bell, age 48, was carried home by the angels on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  

Shelly had resided in Brevard County, Florida before making her home in Haywood County for the past 12 years. Shelly received an Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Brevard Community College in Florida and had been most recently employed with Haywood Regional Medical Center. She touched many lives with her devoted concern for others and Shelly also had a special love for all animals. Shelly’s kind and caring spirit has been a blessing to many, and her precious memory will be cherished forever.

Shelly was preceded in death by her father, Robert Jon Kniprath who passed away in 2017.

She is survived by her mother, Susan Marquis Kniprath of Waynesville; husband, Jeremy Stacey of Clyde; a son, Ian Robert Bell of Waynesville; mother-in-law, Kimberly Counts of Grayson, KY; father-in-law, Phillip Stacey of Asheland, KY; aunts, Sharon Pillow of Plainfield, Il and Janeen Smith of Frederick, MD; great aunt, Shirley Roberts of Titusville, FL and many loving cousins.

To honor the request of Shelly, no formal services will be held.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Kniprath family.  

Condolences from family and friends


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Gone way to soon! Rest In Peace Shelly.
Marykim & Family
You were so beautiful inside and out. You were loved by so many. So many will miss you. Prayers for your mother and Ian they love you so much.
Charles and Wendy Teague