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Jennings Shifflett

Jennings Shifflett

Sunday, September 18th, 1927 Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Jennings E. Shifflett

Services for Jennings E. Shifflett, 92, of Wickliffe, will be at 11 AM on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church, 34201 Eddy Road, Willoughby Hills. The Rev. Max R.T. Beery will officiate at the service.

Social distancing guidelines will be enforced and masks will be required if you attend the service.

Mr. Shifflett passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at his home in Wickliffe.

Born September 18, 1927 in Quinwood, WV, he has lived in Wickliffe for more than 60 years.

He was a United States Army veteran and an active member of Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church. He loved anything and everything with wheels, new or old, except his walker.

Mr. Shifflett was a machinist by trade, and retired from Skrl Tool and Die in 1995, and then worked at Manakiki Country Club in Willoughby Hills for 13 years.

Survivors are his sons, Jeffrey (Holly) Shifflett and David Shifflett; grandson, Andrew Shifflett and sister, Veneda Deitrick. He also leaves his companion, Lois Durda. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded by his wife, Louise (Jones) Shifflett on June 19, 1996. His parents, Ernest and Ollie (Nutter) Shifflett and brothers, Virgil, Verle and Oakie.
Private family interment will be Knollwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve, Inc., PO Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192-0002.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, June 1st, 2020 | 11:00am
    Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church
    34201 Eddy Road
    Willoughby, OH
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    Monday, June 1st, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Max R.T. Beery
  • Interment

    Knollwood Cemetery
    1678 SOM Center Road
    Cleveland, Ohio
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Ken Jevec

Shiflett Family,
We all grew up on the same street so many years ago. Too many memories to post them all. Enjoyed staying in touch and always running into Jennings. Beautiful service at the church today, not surprised to see a full house to send Jennings off to his new home with the Lord, he was just that kind of guy. God Bless
Ken Jevec & Family
Comment | Posted at 03:25pm via Condolence
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Jeff

Thanks Kenny...I wish that I had gotten to see you...but I certainly appreciate you being with us today. A friendship that goes back a very long way. Thanks for everything. Jeff
Posted at 10:21pm
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Jane and I are thinking of all of you. A little prayer sent along also.
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Ken Moss

Dear Shifflett Family and Lois
Nothing but great memories of both your Mom and Dad. Uncle Jennings was that generation of veteran, husband and father with a house in suburbs and kids, holidays, fishing, birthdays, family reunions and cars. And all those memories will live on for generations to come. What a good long productive life he lived.
Ken and Pat Moss
Comment | Posted at 09:04am via Condolence
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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Jennings E. Shifflett, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Jennings E. Shifflett, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
Comment | Posted at 03:15am via Condolence
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Helms

Kurt & Cindi Helms
We were so very saddened to learn of your Fathers passing. We have many memories from the Nutter Family Reunion. Such a sweet cousin.
Our prayers are for comfort for his family knowing he is with God.
God bless you all.
Comment | Posted at 10:27pm via Condolence
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