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Earnest Thomas Shiflett Sr.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Earnest Thomas Shiflett Sr., 95, of Woodland will be Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Tim Calloway at Benefield Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Taylor’s Crossroads Church of Christ Cemetery, Roanoke.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday.

Mr. Shiflett passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 6, at his residence.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Shiflett was born Nov. 18, 1926, the son of Lewis and Minnie Meachum Shiflett. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served in World War II. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Shiflett owned and operated Shiflett Electric Company for more than 50 years. Mr. Shiflett was Christian by faith.

Survivors include his wife, Lydia Lucille Chappell Shiflett of Woodland; daughter, Deborah Davis (Barry) of Douglasville, Ga.; two sons, Mark Shiflett of Marietta, Ga., and Earnest “Tom” Thomas Shiflett Jr. (Robin) of Waynesboro, Ga.; three grandchildren, Zack Shiflett, Kristin Howard and B.J. Davis; three great-grandchildren, Ryder Howard, Daisy Davis and Breydon Davis; and brother, Billy Ray Shiflett (Wanda) of Oklahoma. Mr. Shiflett was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Lilly Mae Cagle and Elbert Owen Shiflett.

Pallbearers will be Mark Shiflett, Tom Shiflett, Beau Rollins, Kenneth Spradlin, Zack Shiflett and B.J. Davis.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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