Salyer-Thurston, Shelby


Salyer-Thurston, Shelby E., 74, of Goochland, VA passed into eternity on January 19, 2022 surrounded by her children. Shelby was born on January 17, 1948 in Russell County, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wood and Margaret Hall; her husband of 49 years, Billy Salyer, Jr.; and her second husband, Butch Thurston. She leaves to cherish her memory her four children, Maggie Hendon (Danny) of Symsonia, KY, Sarah Wingo (Johnny) of Cartersville, VA, Robert Salyer of Goochland, VA and William Salyer (Loretta) of Goochland, VA; grandchildren, Casie Tucker (Jeremy), Monica Haalboom (Jon), A.J. Wingo, Makayla Wingo and Abigail Salyer; great grandchildren, Madison Haalboom and Clayton Sherman; brother, William Hall (Christine); and sisters, Nina Brooks and Betty Thayer.
Shelby was a devout Christian and a member of Corinth United Methodist Church. She loved spreading the Gospel to others and the time spent with her Bible study group at Calvary Chapel. She worked as a receiver at Kroger until her retirement. An avid gardener, she loved to share the fruits of her labor with friends and neighbors.
Friends may call from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Norman Funeral Chapel in Goochland, VA.
Services will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Lakeview Church in Castlewood, VA. Interment will be at Hicks Family Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Goochland Volunteer Fire Department.
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3 Comments on “

  1. Thoughts and prayers are with Shelby’s family and friends! She was truly an amazing lady!

  2. Our thoughts and prayer are with Shelby’s family at this time. I sure enjoyed catching up with her about 2 years ago. She was always such a sweet and delightful lady.

  3. Thinking of your family and sending healing prayers and comforting hugs during this time of sorrow.

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