Elizabeth Shockley (1917 - 2013)

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Elizabeth W. Shockley

PULASKI, Va. — Elizabeth Wimbrow Shockley, 95, of Pulaski, and formerly of Salisbury, departed this life and was taken to her heavenly home, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Born April 8, 1917, in Parksley, she was the daughter of the late Paul Godfrey Wimbrow and Elizabeth Dennis Wimbrow. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Everett Thomas Shockley; two sons, Everett Richard Shockley and Robert Wimbrow Shockley; one sister, Jean W. Scarborough, and one brother, John Paul Wimbrow.

She had been a resident of Salisbury until 1996, where she and her husband were involved in the canning industry most of their lives. She was retired from the state of Maryland after being a housewife while raising their children. Mrs. Shockley was always positive and always had a smile on her face and greeted everyone warmly. Those who knew her admired her spirit and loved her warmth. The family wishes to thank her caregivers Kay Doyle, Lois Hubbard, Dreama Hoback, June Blake and Roberta Rollyson for their care and devotion provided in recent years, making it possible for her to be comfortable and remain at her home until her death.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Everett Parker Shockley and wife, Teresa Brewer Shockley-Pulaski; five grandchildren, Robert Wimbrow Shockley Jr. and wife, Alice of Poca, W.Va., Tracey Lynn Terry and husband, Mark of Lake City, Fla., Everett Thomas Shockley II of Dublin, Evan Russell Shockley of Bel Air, Md., Jordon Andrew Lee Morton of Pulaski; stepgrandchildren, Amber Nicole Whitman and husband, John, of Pulaski, Cristin Michelle Watson and husband, Bruce, of Manassas, Va.; great-grandchildren, Letha Lenora Shockley of Poca, Roberta Wimbrow Shockley of Poca, Sadie Jo Whitman of Pulaski, Liam Watson of Manassas; and sister, Mary Alice Puls of Portland, Ore.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. at Parsons Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury.

Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to send letters of condolence.


Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 20, 2013
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