Emma Jean Deavers Shifflett

Emma Jean Shifflett

Age 84, Shenandoah, Va.

Emma Jean Deavers Shifflett, 84, of Shenandoah, Va. passed away April 1, 2022 at Choice Health Care in Harrisonburg.

Mrs. Shifflett was born September 19, 1937 in Shenandoah, and was the daughter of the late Joseph Ray and Alice Moody Taylor Deavers.

She was a graduate of Shenandoah High School and loved to watch birds. She was an amazing cook and enjoyed canning and gardening. She was a homemaker and had worked at the Alma Poultry Plant.

Her husband, Howard C. Shifflett preceded her in death. Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by brothers, David, Paul, Willie and Kenny Deavers; and sisters, Dorothy Spencer and Annie Turner.  

She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Wood of Shenandoah; a grandson, Jared Wood of Shenandoah; and a sister, Mary “Tootie” Deavers Smith of Shenandoah.

Pastor Dickie Campbell will conduct a private service at the St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Page County.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.

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