Devora Shifflett Wilt, 86 of New Kent, passed away on May 22, 2023.
Devora graduated from Greene County High School. She had several careers in her lifetime including, teachers and librarians assistant, sales representative and business owner of Tiffany’s; & Dee”s Bakery.
Devora was a good and faithful servant and was a follower of In Touch Ministry with Dr. Charles Stanley. Devora was a gifted writer, seamstress baker and cook. Her lasagna, pancakes and Christmas baskets were legendary. She was a voracious reader. She loved music, flowers, puzzles and was a wicked UNO player.
Devora enjoyed spending time with her dear friends Liza, Richard and Linda Poinsett. She was a devoted Mother to Todd Wilt and Cathy Wilt-Kelly and Son in-law to Gregory Kelly. She was the world’s best Nana to her beloved Granddaughter, Chase McKenna Kelly. Prior to being a Mother and Nana she was an Aunt to the most amazing nieces and nephews whom she loved as own. She loved caring for her sweet dog Scottie who was a companion and beneficiary of all her leftovers.
Devora is preceded in death by her parents Leonard Shifflett, Cecil Shifflett, Mother in-law Gertrude Tood-Wilt, brother Noble Shifflett and son James Todd Wilt. She is survived by daughter Cathy Kelly, son in-law Gregory, Kelly. Grand Daughter Chase McKenna Kelly. Life long friend Jim Wilt (Joan Wilt), sister Nancy Martin (Frank Martin) and first loved children Laura Moss- Phillips, Linda Moss-Drumm and Michalel Shifflett.
The family would like to recognize her amazing caregivers Taly Brady and Hannah Betler who provided her with excellent meals, amazing care and devoted friendship. In addition, we would like to recognize dear family friends who supported her and her family; Christina Gonzalez-Wilson,Joan Benton, Mariel McClung, Brian McClung, Gus Fotiadis, Marina Fotiadis. Penny Davis, Dave Fisher, Laura Bounds, Gordon Kelly & Trisha Kelly, Skye Mckee, and Victoria Miller.
In lieu of flowers donations can be in Devora’s name to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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Williamsburg, VA 23188
- Saturday, June 10, 2023
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM