Shirley Johnson Shifflett

Shirley Shifflett

Age 86, Elkton, Va.

Shirley Johnson Shifflett, 86, of Elkton, passed away on March 31, 2022, at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg. Mrs. Shifflett was born June 11, 1935, in Rockingham County, and was the daughter of the late Leona Johnson.

She was a graduate of Montevideo High School and a member of the Mt. Olivet Christian Church. She loved gardening and flowers and enjoyed reading. She was a homemaker and retired from the Knitting Mill in Shenandoah after many years of service.

On February 11, 1956, she married the love of her life, Edgar “Eddie” Shifflett who preceded her in death after 57 years together on March 25, 2013.  In addition to her mother and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Edna Coffman of West Virginia.

Mrs. Shifflett is survived by a daughter, Lois Shifflett Booton and husband, David of Elkton along with numerous cousins.

Pastor Wayne Wright and John Crawford will conduct the funeral service 11 a.m., Monday, April 4, 2022 at the Mt. Olivet Christian Church near Elkton. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The casket will be open at the funeral home and the church.

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

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