Dewitt Obits

Anne Shifflet

Chico, CA -- Anne Shifflet, wife of Atlanta native Tom Shifflet, died October 28, 2022, in Chico, California. A celebration of her life was held November 4, 2022, at the First Christian Church in Chico. She was 77.

Anne was born in Mineral Wells, Texas, the daughter of Major C.L. (“Buster”) and Evelyn Thomas. She grew up on Army bases in Japan and Italy and graduated from Baker High School and St. Francis College of Nursing in Columbus, Georgia.

Anne was a Registered Nurse. She served on the staff of three hospitals and in doctors’ offices in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, and Ohio. She married Tom Shifflet on August 28, 1966, at Central Christian Church in Columbus, Georgia.

Anne had been a Cub Scout den mother, a teacher of pre-natal classes for expectant parents, a Stephen Minister, and a member of the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Anne was a strong, supportive wife to Tom for 56 years, a loving mother of a son Mark and a daughter Michelle, and a joyous grandmother of Ben and Jacob.

She was a “cousin-in-law” of Jon and Connie Harris, rural Waynesville residents.

A brief graveside committal will be held at Atlanta Cemetery on Wednesday, May 17, at 11:00 a.m. A lunch will follow at the Atlanta Christian Church.

Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta is assisting the family.