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Geraldine Knight Shifflett

June 29, 1934 — May 16, 2020

Geraldine Knight Shifflett, 85, of Dyke, Virginia passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

She was born June 29, 1934, daughter of the late Walter Clark Knight and Lillian Morris Knight.

Geraldine is survived by her loving husband, Sterling; daughter, Sherry; siblings, Gloria, Doris, Patsy, and Jarrell; and many other loving family members and friends.

Geraldine was employed at the University of Virginia for many years.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 22, 2020 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Pastor David Allison officiating. Due to Covid-19 guidelines, please follow the Commonwealth of Virginia’s regulations.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Geraldine’s memory to the charity of one’s choice. An online guestbook is available at

Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.

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