Violet S. Shifflett
Violet S. Shifflett
  • January 26, 1928 - September 14, 2017
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

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Violet Satterwhite Shifflett, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Violet was born on January 26th. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles M. Satterwhite and Frances Harris Satterwhite; and her husband of 67 years, John Henry Shifflett. She was also predeceased by her two brothers, Charles M. Satterwhite, Jr and Douglas D. Satterwhite; and a son-in-law, Joseph L. Grimm.

She is survived by three children, Yvonne Rockett and her husband, Jon. John Shifflett, Jr. and his wife, Karen, Elizabeth Kirby and her husband, Zack of Albemarle County; four grandchildren, Eric Grimm and his wife, Colleen, Christie Grimm, John David Grimm and his wife, Jenny, and Jennifer Samuels and her husband, Josh; and five great-grandchildren, Kyle, Ella, Ethan, Zeke, and Blakely. She is also survived by her sister, Frances Via of Crozet.

Violet worked at Acme Visible Records. Violet was an active member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church for her entire adult life. She sang in the choir and was in the UMW Club.

Services will be held at Mount Moriah United Methodist Church on Monday September 18, 2017, at 11 a.m., with interment at 1:15 p.m. at Holly Memorial Gardens in Charlottesville, all officiated by Pastor Alan Follett. Pallbearers will be John Shifflett, Jr., Zack Kirby, Jon Rockett, Eric Grimm, John David Grimm and Josh Samuels.

Please honor her memory by participating or sponsoring a walker in the "Walk to End Alzheimers" on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

She will be in our hearts forever.