Nellie Harris Sheffield
Nellie Harris Sheffield passed away peacefully Saturday, January 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Born January 28, 1932, she was a daughter of the late George and Marie Stringfield Harris. Nellie was a loving and kind woman who opened her home to many kids and loved them as if they were her own. She was one of the best ladies in the whole world and there is nothing she would not have done for anyone. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, James Littleton Sheffield.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, James Littleton Sheffield, Jr. (Robin), and Gary Wayne Sheffield; grandchildren, Amy Stanley (Jeff), Shasta Truett (Isaac), and Joshua Sheffield (Megan); great-grandchildren, Greydon Stanley, Brigand Stanley, Wesley Truett, Benjamin Truett, and Nicholas Truett; her twin sister, Betty Langston; brother, Shirley Harris (Ruby), and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Waverly Congregational Christian Church with Rev. Charles Willman, II officiating. Burial will follow at Waverly Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, Waverly Congregational Christian Church, P.O. Box 636, Waverly, VA 23890, or the Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2924 Brook rd., Richmond, VA 23220. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel is serving the family. Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com.
Waverly Congregational Christian Church
123 Coppahaunk Avenue
Waverly, VA 23890