Frances Shifflett, 96, of Stanardsville, VA passed
away peacefully on Sunday, December 7, 2014. She was
born on December 8, 1917 in Boonesville, VA to the
late Moten and Addie Shifflett.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in
death by her devoted husband of 74 years, Roy
Shifflett, her beloved granddaughter, Dana
Shifflett, her sisters, Catherine, Alice, and Ellen
and her brothers, Kenny, Ellis, Brother Roy and
Her love for her family was the most important
thing to her. She is survived by her children, Roger
Shifflett and his wife, Doris of Ruckersville, Danny
Shifflett and his wife, Patti of Ruckersville, Dale
Shifflett and his wife, Phyllis of Ruckersville,
Angela Shifflett and her husband, Irving of
Stanardsville and Diane Drew and her husband, Jerry
Additional survivors include her grandchildren,
Johnny, Angela, Adam, Tonya, Jeremy, Kyle and
Kristen, her great grandchildren, Austin, Mitchell,
James, Gabe and Nora and numerous, nieces, nephews,
cousins, family and friends.
Nettie was well known for being a wonderful cook,
her love for flowers, especially roses and her
beautiful weed free garden. Her children and
grandchildren have wonderful memories of the tomato
patch. Mom never knew the word quit and her hands
were always busy with needle work, sewing and doing
for others. She was a member of the Grace Episcopal
Church in Stanardsville, VA for over 50 years.
The family will receive friends on Thursday,
December 11, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ryan
Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail Ruckersville, VA
A funeral service will be held on Friday,
December 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. at
97 Main St., Stanardsville, VA 22973.
Interment will follow in
Evergreen Church Cemetery in
The family would like to express their heartfelt
appreciation to the staff of Grace Health and Rehab
in Stanardsville and to the doctors and nurses of
Martha Jefferson Hospital, especially Tina Rutt and
Dr. Samuel Caughron for the care they gave our Mom.
Flowers are welcome, Mom loved flowers and
memorial contributions may be made in her name to
the Grace Episcopal Church, PO Box 112
Stanardsville, VA 22973 and/or the Greene County
Rescue Squad, PO Box 302 Stanardsville, VA 22973.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling