Harven Isaac Shifflett
Harven Isaac Shifflett, age 77, of
Free Union, died in a tragic fire at his home along
Simmons Gap Road, December 12, 2015, along with his
wife of 51 years, Mary Elizabeth Shifflett. He was
born December 18, 1937 and was the son of Henry and
Evaline (Sister) Shifflett.
He married Mary Elizabeth Yoder of Free Union on
November 19, 1964, and they leave behind one son,
Harlen Christopher Shifflett of Tacoma, Washington;
two grandchildren, Michael Daniel and Brittany
Nicole Shifflett; sister-in-law, Helen Shifflett; a
special caregiver and friend and 14 nieces and
In addition to his parents he is preceded in
death by his siblings, Johnny Shifflett and his
wife, Velma, Lonnie Shifflett, Charlie Shifflett and
his wife, Evelyn, Virginia Shifflett Sullivan
McCowen and her husband, Glen and David Shifflett;
and their dog, Rocky who was also lost in the fire.
A special thank you to the Mennonite Community
for their compassion over the past several years.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M.
Sunday, January 3, 2016 at
Dyke Volunteer Fire Department 9144 Dyke Road, Dyke, Virginia. A
private graveside service will be held at a later
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be
made in their name to Dyke Fire Dept., PO Box 9
Dyke, VA 22935 &/or Greene Co. Rescue Squad, PO Box
302 Stanardsville, VA 22973.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling