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Shelba K. Deavers, age 80, of Claymont, Delaware, formerly of Rileyville Virginia, passed peacefully in her sleep March 31, 2017.

Shelba was a native of Orlando, West Virginia, daughter of the late Ed and Pearl Skinner.
She was preceded in death by her late husband Allen Deavers, twin sister Shirley Windsor, sons, William Shaw and Wallace Edward Shaw. She is survived by her siblings Edsel Skinner of Mathias, West Virginia; Darrell Skinner of Orlando, West Virginia and Judy Persinger of Winchester, Virginia.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Shelba is survived by her children: daughter Susan Sours, of Luray, Virginia; son Robert Shaw and wife Norma of Arley, Alabama, Ronald Shaw, Sandra Kline, Daniel Shaw, Donald Shaw of Claymont, Delaware, Shelba Ohles and her husband Chris Ohles of Newark, Delaware, and John Shaw of Wilmington, Delaware; 17 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

She loved to play bingo and visit Delaware Park and Harrahs Casino of Chester Pennsylvania.

A memorial service will take place Tuesday April 4, 2017 at the United Methodist Church of the Atonement, 3519 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE. at 3:00 pm and a Celebration of Life service will be held in her honor Saturday April 8, 2017 at Rileyville Church of the Brethren, 480 Rileyville Road, Rileyville, Virginia at 3:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers family suggests donations to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086 and the Wounded Warrior Project, PO box 758517, Topeka Kansas 66675-8517.