Mary M. Shifflett
Mary M. Shifflett, 81, of Dyke passed away
peacefully at home surrounded by her family on July
She was born August 7, 1934 in Harrisonburg,
Virginia, daughter of the late Bill and Ethel Lam.
Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Steve
Shifflett of Dyke, Tony Shifflett and his wife,
Donna also of Dyke; daughter, Sue Morris and her
husband, Doug of Stanardsville; five grandchildren,
Anthony Shifflett and his wife, Mandy, Kenton
Shifflett and his wife, Beth, Brian Morris and his
wife, Hillary, Brad Morris and his girlfriend, Kate,
Sarah James and her husband, Adam; nine great
grandchildren, Hunter, Wyatt, Nathan, Kaleb, Lucy,
Isaac, Hudson, Lyla and Gunnar; brother, Jonas Lam
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband of 49 years, Nathan Shifflett
and son, Ricky Allen Shifflett.
Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother. She was a great cook and
loved having her family come home for lunch every
Sunday. With her selflessness and gentle
spirit, she brought happiness and love to those who
knew her. Her family will miss her so very
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00
P.M. Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Ryan Funeral Home,
12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M.
Monday, July 18, 2016 at
Evergreen Church of
the Brethren, Dyke 645
Evergreen Church Road, Dyke with Pastor Johnny
Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow at
Evergreen Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name
to the Greene County Rescue Squad, PO Box 302,
Stanardsville, VA 22973.
The family would like to thank Albemarle Square
Family Healthcare and the Hospice of the Piedmont
for their support during a difficult time.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of