Obituaries

Shifflett, Helen Jo Andrews

Helen Jo Andrews Shifflett, 70, of Roanoke, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2009. She was born on January 29, 1939, the daughter of the late Lemuel Andrews and Helen Kate Umberger Andrews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Cynthia Burns and Agnes Whorley; and two brothers, Claude Andrews and Eugene Andrews. She was employed for more than 31 years with the Roanoke City Schools in the transportation department. Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Max Shifflett, of Roanoke; three sons, Mark Shifflett and his wife, Rose, of Roanoke County, Les Shifflett and his girlfriend, Michelle, of Roanoke, and Matt Shifflett and his wife, Beth, of Roanoke; six grandchildren, Joey, Andrew, Jessie, Mark, Mattie, and Hunter; one greatgrandchild, Evan; brother, Earl Andrews and wife, Janie, of Roanoke; sister, Gale Horn, of Texas; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Sharon Fobare, of Roanoke. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Lotz Vinton Chapel with the Rev. James Jordan officiating. Interment followed in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens.

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