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Mary B. Shiplett

Churchville - Mary Virginia (Brooks) Shiplett, 73, widow of Walter Woodrow Shiplett, of Churchville, died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her residence.

She was born November 10, 1944 in Bath County, a daughter of the late William Henry, Sr. and Evelyn (Ryder) Brooks.

Prior to retirement, she was employed by Walmart.

Family members include two sons, Nelson Ray Shiplett of Churchville and Thomas B. Shiplett of Rockingham County; a brother, W. Henry Brooks, Jr. of Bath County; a sister, Katherine Jane Brooks of California; seven grandchildren, Shawn Hemp, Elizabeth Shiplett, Thomas Shiplett, Jr., Adam Shiplett, Walter Shiplett, Jr., Kimberly Shiplett, and Terry Ray Schell; and five great grandchildren, Deacon Shiplett, Kendall Shiplett, Ava Shiplett, Blaze Remmy Lee Shiplett, and Bentley Ray Schell.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Walter Lee Shiplett and a granddaughter, Brandi Shiplett.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens by the Rev. Dr. Barry Lawson.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at
Published in The News Leader from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, 2018
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