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Joyce JaNiece Shifflett

January 1, 1939 - August 7, 2014
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Joyce JaNiece Nixon Morris Shifflett, age 75, of Newton, formerly of Orange, VA, passed away Thursday, August 07, 2014 at Brian Center in Viewmont. Born January 1, 1939 in Alexandria, VA, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Lee Nixon and Eleanor Merrill Barnett Nixon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Alfred Shifflett; step-father, Peyton Brown; step-mother, Helen V. Nixon; brother, Lawman Leroy Nixon; and step-daughter, Pat Dabney. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Stanford L. Morris and wife, Michelle of Ruckersville, VA; 3 daughters, Carlene Morris and her boyfriend,...
Joyce JaNiece Nixon Morris Shifflett, age 75, of Newton, formerly of Orange, VA, passed away Thursday, August 07, 2014 at Brian Center in Viewmont.

Born January 1, 1939 in Alexandria, VA, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Lee Nixon and Eleanor Merrill Barnett Nixon.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Alfred Shifflett; step-father, Peyton Brown; step-mother, Helen V. Nixon; brother, Lawman Leroy Nixon; and step-daughter, Pat Dabney.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Stanford L. Morris and wife, Michelle of Ruckersville, VA; 3 daughters, Carlene Morris and her boyfriend, Felipe Rubio of Hickory, NC, Mavis Osborne and husband, Tim of Newton, NC, Florence Hoover and her boyfriend, Terry Higgins of Conover, NC; 2 half-brothers, Tim Nixon and wife, Brenda of Arley, AL, and Bud Nixon of Haleyville, AL; 1step sister, Judy Jones and husband, Gene of Manassas, VA and 1 half-sister, Janet Nixon of Harrisonburg, VA; 3 step-children; Bobby Shifflett and wife, Gail of Barboursville, VA, Margaret Rollins of Orange, VA, Brenda McDaniel of Crozet, VA; 4 grandchildren, Michael Morris, Katrina Faircloth and husband, Kelly of FL, Sarah Parson and husband, Dustin of TN, Michelle Errthum of Hickory, NC and 2 great-grandchildren, Grayson Faircloth, and Isaiah Furges.

A memorial service for Joyce will be held at 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 9, 2014, in the Chapel of Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.

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