Elena Malatesta Tubertini

July 22, 2020


SHELBY- Elena Malatesta Tubertini,  98, of Shelby, passed away Wednesday  at Walter B Crook  Long  Term Care.

 Funeral Mass will be  10 A M  Friday July 24 at St. Marys Catholic Church with Father Raju Macheria  and  Father Kent Bowlds officiating.  Private family Interment will be in Shelby Cemetery.
Elena was owner of Jimmy`s Sundries and Western Auto in Shelby. She was also an agent for Boots Jones Cotton Company, being the only female Cotton Buyer in Shelby. She is preceded in death by husband, Jimmy Tubertini, parents, Giovanni and Maria Mangialardi Malatesta, brothers, Primo, Secundo, Paul, Robert and Albert Malatesta and sister, Cecilia Malatesta Carloni.

Lena is survived by brother, David Malatesta (Christine) of Cleveland, MS sister-in-law, Celeste Litton Malatesta of Shelby, MS brother-in-law, Willie Tubertini of Greenville and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers Robert Malatesta Jr , John " Woody " Sawyer, Donald Malatesta, Billy Tubertini, George Fioranelli, Joseph Radicioni.  Honorary Pallbearers  Willie Tubertini, Delmo Balducci, Paul Malatesta Jr. Johnny Malatesta, David Edward Malatesta. 

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Funeral Mass
July 24, 2020

10:00 AM
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church
900 Martin Luther King
Shelby, MS 38774

Private Committal

Shelby Cemetery
Hwy 32
Shelby, MS 38740

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