Shelly Diane Farley

Published 9:10 am Wednesday, March 27, 2024

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Shelly Diane FarleyShelly Diane Farley (Shanaberger), 70, born Dec. 15,1953 went home to be with the Lord while surrounded by family on March 22. 

She is survived by her husband, Douglas Shipman Farley; her four children, D. Shay Farley (Christy), Tiffany Capati (Rodney), Mark Farley (Sarah) and Leah Reed (Matt); her parents, Robert S.and Carol Shanaberger; her siblings, Steve Shanaberger (Sandy), Jeanne Hayden (John), Jeff Shanaberger and Gary Shanaberger; her seven grandchildren, who lovingly called her “Nana”, Jaden, Zoe, Kiley, Roman, T. Brandt, Porter and Elias, as well as her great granddaughter, Brooklyn. She also had many nieces and nephews whom she adored greatly. 

Her brother in law, John, preceded her in death but is survived by three sister in laws, Beth (John), Carolyn (Ed) and Margie (Mike). 

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Shelly loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She spent her professional career at Longwood University, retiring in the Spring of 2018. Shelly found joy in a cold Dr. Pepper, HGTV, Judge Judy and planning family dinners for any occasion. Shelly loved singing in the Pisgah Baptist church choir for many years and introduced many generations to God. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Puckett Funeral Home, 115 Covington Ct., Farmville. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Centra Hospice Farmville, 1705 East Third Street, Farmville VA 23901. 

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.