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Vera "Phyllis" Whisler Shockley

September 5, 1924 April 24, 2019
Vera "Phyllis" Whisler Shockley
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Obituary for Vera "Phyllis" Whisler Shockley

Vera “Phyllis” Whisler Shockley, 94, of King’s Grant in Martinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. She was born on September 5, 1924 to the late Galen Riley Whisler and Mildred Faulkner Whisler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Claude Shockley; brother, Arthur King Whisler; and step-mother, Mildred Faulkner Whisler.

During WWII, Mrs. Shockley was employed at Norfolk Army Air Base as Secretary to the Provost Marshall, and immediately following, she was employed at Fort Story with the U.S. Army as Administrative Secretary. Later she worked as the Deputy Commissioner of Revenue for Henry County. Mrs. Shockley was a member of First Baptist Church of Collinsville.

She is survived by her son, Phillip Claude Shockley and wife Jan of Chattanooga, TN; sister, Frances Eileen W. Young of Figsboro, VA; special friend, Creed Maxey of Bassett, VA; two nephews, Rodney and Terry Young; and two great-nieces, Katelyn and Amelia Young.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Larry Cheek officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Roselawn Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Collinsville, P.O. Box 36, Collinsville, VA 24078.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Shockley family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

27

Apr

10:00 AM 4/27/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

27

Apr

11:00 AM 4/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Roselawn Burial Park Final Resting Place

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112

103 Clearview Dr. Martinsville 24112 VA
United States
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