Funeral services for Ethel Marie Shiflett will be held Wednesday June 8, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. Richard Methvin. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends Tuesday June 7, 2011 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Rose-Neath.
Ethel was born July 30, 1915 in Augusta County, Virginia and entered into rest June 4, 2011 in Minden.
Her mother. Carrie D. Sheets; husband, Jacob D. Shiflett; son, William Sheets; and daughter, Linda Sheets preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas F. Sheets and wife, Lynette of Minden, James M. Sheets of Minden and Raymond E. Sheets of Minden; daughters, Kathleen Francis of Waynesboro, Virginia, Betty J. Ralston and husband, Robert of Stuartsdarft, Virginia and Dianna M. Merritt of Minden; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Sheets, Jimmy Sheets, Jack Hardin, John Merritt, Jr., Teddy Sheets, Tyler Sheets, Dennis McCain, and C. J. McCain.
The family would like to thank Dr. Carl Hines for the love, attention and care he gave our mother through the years, and his wonderful staff who were always there in our time of need.Subscribe to Read!