Dolores Faith Shiflett Williams


Dolores Faith Shiflett Williams, 81, a resident of Coalton, passed from this life Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at home surrounded by family and under the care of Mountain Hospice.

She was born on Feb. 4, 1936, at Everettville, a daughter of the late Herman Hugh and Margaret Eleanor Fridley Shiflett.

On July 20, 1958, at Jerusalem Methodist Church at Mill Creek, she married Carroll Victor Williams, who preceded her in death on April 10, 2000.

On April 17, 2013, her beloved son, Michael Ray Williams, also preceded her in death.

Dolores is survived by six children, David Tackett and wife, Robin, of Kingsville, Penny Brown and husband, Terry, of Harding, Curtis Williams and wife, Marlene, of Lexington, North Carolina, Wanda White and husband, Rick, of Parsons, Kevin Williams and wife, Jackie, of Martinsburg, and Missy Dillon and husband, Nick, of Cravensdale. She is also survived by daughter-in-law, Loreta Williams James, of Tarboro, North Carolina.

Surviving are 15 grandchildren, April Brown, Mary Lafferty, Samantha Williams, Doris Brown, Michael Jedidiah Williams, Jessica Casseres, Jacob Williams, Logan White, Shirley Blue, Zachary Williams, Megan Haynes, Joshua Williams, Cierra Williams, Chase Williams, and Nicholas Dillon. Surviving are also eight great-grandchildren, Cassondra McKiever, Keaton Williams, Lucas Williams, Addison Williams, Damon Williams, Hunter Kimbrew, Lettie Haynes and Ryleigh Blue.

On May 30, 1989, she was preceded in death by granddaughter, Alana Paige Williams.

She is also survived by two brothers, Jimmy and Karen Shiflett of Mill Creek and Chris and Sharon Shiftlett of Newport News, Virginia; and two sisters, Faye and Don Wamsley of Valley Bend and Maxine and Charlie Pingley of Elkins.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita Armstrong and Eloise Armstrong; and one brother, Ricky Shiflett.

Dolores was a 1953 graduate of Tygart Valley High School and devoted her life to her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed being a military wife for nearly 20 years and traveling to duty stations both at home and abroad with her husband. Forty-three years after retiring from the Army, she still enjoyed traveling to a Commissary.

Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Marshall Williams will officiate, and interment will follow in Zirkle Cemetery in Cassity.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Dolores Faith Shiflett Williams. Send online condolences to the family at