Grace Peffer Sheffield

Grace Peffer Sheffield

Waverly, VA
10.31.1932 - 06.07.2019

Grace Peffer Sheffield of Sussex County passed away peacefully Friday, June 7, 2019. Born October 31, 1932 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late James Wilson Peffer and Cora Lee Johnson Peffer. Mrs. Sheffield was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend who will be missed by all who knew her. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, George Sheffield; son, Roy W. Sheffield; brother, Joseph Peffer, and sisters, Delia Cornett and Margaret Simpson.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Tony and Doris Sheffield, Clarence and Tammy Sheffield, Sammy Sheffield, and Mary and Edward Harless; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

 The family will receive friends Sunday, June 9, 2019 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel from 3 to 6 pm. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm, Monday, June 10, 2019 at Waverly Congregational Christian Church. Burial will follow at Waverly Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Cox Rd., Suite #130 Glen Allen, VA  23060. Condolences may be posted at

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

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Waverly Congregational Christian Church
143 Coppahaunk Ave.
Waverly, VA 23890
United States


Waverly Cemetery
Spring Branch Rd.
Waverly, VA 23890
United States


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