Malvin Price Shifflett Malvin Price Shifflett, 91, of Barboursville, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born on March 13, 1921, in Rockingham County, a son of the late Reuben and Virginia Shifflett. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Russell L. Shifflett, J. Mervin Shifflett, Grover C. Shifflett, Raleigh Shifflett; and five sisters, Virginia S. Haney, Christine Scott, Mary E. Shifflett, Margie L. Berry and Nina F. Shifflett. He was retired from the United States Air Force after twenty years of service. He served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was also retired from Western Sizzlin. Mr. Shifflett was a member of Union Grove Christian Church and a member of the V.F.W. and the Moose Lodge. He loved his Coca-Cola's, the New York Yankees, going to the horse races, dancing and his church. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty-three years, Anna Bell Shifflett of Barboursville; one daughter, Sandra Pokropski of San Antonio, Texas; one son, Kenneth Shifflett and wife, Emma, of Fredericksburg; three stepsons, Wayne Haney and wife, Doris, of Madison, Robert "Bobby" Haney of Barboursville, William Haney of Gordonsville; one stepdaughter, Rose Poll and husband, Shane, and family of Sandy, Utah; grandchildren, Leslie Haney and fiance, Jason Haga, of Louisa, Kristi Haney and fiance, Randy Fitzgerald, of Ruckersville, Terri Palmer and husband, John, of Stafford, Jimmy Shifflett and wife, Christy, of Fredericksburg; five great-grandchildren, Caleb Haga, Bryse and Miles Price Fitzgerald, Taylor and Noah Shifflett; one brother, Howard Shifflett; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville with interment to follow at Maplewood Cemetery. Wayne Martin will officiate. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff at Dogwood Village of Orange and the University of Virginia Medical Center for the wonderful care he received.
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.