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.