Shirley D. Best

| October 9, 2020

Shirley D. Best, 66, of Conesville passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.

She was born in Coshocton on Sept. 28, 1954. Shirley was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School and worked various jobs through her life; most recently she worked as a service writer at Walmart, before retiring in 2015. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary with the Conesville Fire Department. Shirley was one of the most caring people you would ever meet, she always put others before herself and enjoyed doing it. One of her greatest joys in life was her grandchildren and spending time with them.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 30 years, David Best; sons Jason Donley, Devin Donley, and David “Chance” Best; mother Gladys (Appis) Thomas; grandchildren Kalhen, Koen, Finn, Mason, and Owen Donley, Tryton Best, Abriana Best and Haley Cox; brother Butch Thomas; sister Judy Glaneman; special niece Rochelle Berry; and several nieces and nephews. Shirley is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Thomas and sister Cynthia Thomas.

Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812 on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Calkins officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be directed towards the Conesville Volunteer Fire Department and/or the Conesville United Methodist Church; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

An online memorial is located at

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