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Betty Sandoval Shanks

May 28, 1966 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 55)

Obituary

Betty Sandoval Shanks, 55 of Farmville, Virginia entered her eternal heavenly home on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

Born May 28, 1966 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, she was the only child of the late Barbara Sandoval. Betty was raised by the kind, gentle man she called Dad, Charles Huffman.

Betty was fondly called “Boop” by her family and friends and will always be remembered for her kind, generous heart and her ever present, bright smile.

Betty is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Brian K. Shanks of Farmville and her son Michael Schlegel Jr. of Long Branch, New Jersey.  In addition, she is survived by her two precious grandsons, Kent Conner, Noah Gryder and their mom, Kelly Rose Shanks.  She leaves behind two sisters-in-laws, Mary Mason (Leonard), Crystal Caballero-Jameson (Joel), her step sister-in-law Shannon Shanks, one brother-in-law James Shanks (Natalie) and her Father-in-law and Step Mother-in-law, Jimmy Shanks and Faith Daulton Shanks, her aunt, Edith Daulton and her honorary brother-in-law, Danny Bowman. Lastly, her best friends Daphne MacEachern and Deb and Eugene Kasler.

Betty was preceded in death by her daughter Megan “Bear” Schlegel, and her mother Barbara Sandoval.

The family will receive friends Thursday September 16, 2021 from 6 to 8 pm at Shorter Funeral Home Funeral Services, led by Senior Pastor, Eli Troyer, will be held at The Chapel of Shorter Funeral Home on Friday September 17, 2021 at 11am.  Interment to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shorter Funeral Home Chapel
1905 South Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901

Funeral Service
Friday
September 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Shorter Funeral Home Chapel
1905 South Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901

Committal
Friday
September 17, 2021

12:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Gardens Rice, VA

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