Barbara Jane Shively


Barbara Jane Shively, 69, of Baroda, MI, went to be with her lord on Friday, May 19, 2023.

Barbara was born on November 11, 1953 to the late Barbara Ann and Lawrence Ellis Sipe, Jr. On November 11, 2011, Barbara married Larry Robert Shively in Benton Harbor, MI. She worked at Ausco from 1988-1992, and retired from Whirlpool.

She is survived and dearly missed by her son, Robert (Kara) Wells; daughter, Brandy Wells; brothers, James (Debbie) Wolford, Larry (Cindy) Sipe, Shawn (MaryAnn) Sipe; sister, Gail (Michael) Wall; grandsons, Zachary (Nicole Baldwin) Wells, and Cody Statton.

She is preceded in death by parents, Barbara Ann and Lawrence; first husband, Robert W. Wells; second husband, Larry; brothers, Jacob Sipe, Bruce Sipe, Chuck Huff, and Tommy Joe Sipe.

A graveside service for Barbara Jane will be held at 10 am on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma, MI. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, MI. Online condolences may be made at



Thursday, May 25, 2023
10:00 AM

May 25
2023 North Shore Memory Gardens
Coloma, MI

Posted On: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 3:55 PM