Eugenia S. Shanklin

December 5, 1936 - June 4, 2015

12/05/1936 - 06/04/2015

Eugenia S. Shanklin

Virginia Beach – Eugenia S. Shanklin passed away peacefully on June 4, 2015 at the age of 78.

Left to cherish her memory is her sister Virginia Evans; children, Gerald E. Spivey, Jr. & wife Wendy, E. Jefferson Spivey & partner Kathy Kinney, Jennifer S. Puente & husband Ray, and Allison S. Cramer & husband Rob.

Gena was a devoted wife to the late Jospeh P. Shanklin. She was also preceded in death by her sister Marion Backus. Gena was a loving mother, sister, friend, and a proud grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 9. She was a long-time member of Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 12 at 11 am in Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, with the Rev. John Monroe officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6901 Newport Ave, Norfolk, VA 23505.

Condolences may be offered to the family by signing the guestbook above.

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Virginia Evans
8 years ago

To the family of my beloved sister I send my love and prayers and deepest sympathy for the great loss, to us, of one of God’s devoted followers.

Love Virginia

Anne Verebely
8 years ago

To my best friend Gena -it’s tough on earth here without you but I know you’re having an amazing time in Heaven. I love you & miss you & now I know your age (you wouldn’t tell me but it’s in your obituary). We sure shared some crazy fun times together.

charlotte davis
8 years ago

Gena, you were a Special friend
and a special sister in the Lord.
I will miss you terrible. one day
will meet in Heaven never to be separated no more. In God Peace…
Charlotte Davis

debra knight
8 years ago

I will keep you and your family in my prayers

Jaa
8 years ago

Thanks for visiting again.I can say for sure that wiutoht the flexibility that homeschooling gives us, I do not know what we would do. DD would sure have a rough time of it if she had to go to school. She has always needed more sleep than DS too, and homeschooling gives us that flexibility too.If you can ever come to visit us between the months of December and March, we can probably give you snow. We live in a snow belt. I know about wanting to be country folk. Before we moved here we lived in a big city with no yard. Now we are in a great place. We live in a town of about 1800, with farms all around us. We have a large yard where the kids can play safely, and LOTS of birds! In the spring the kids can stand outside and “grow”! The smell of manure and fresh dug dirt is enough to make anyone grow! :)Some day I may put up some of my reasons for homeschooling, besides the already mentioned ones.Love,Karen