Helen Althea (Smith) Shockey, 90, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away peacefully at home June 16, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born December 16, 1926, a daughter of the late Roscoe and Helen (Coast) Smith. She was preceded by her husband Carrol E. Shockey who passed on May 31, 1999 after 52 years of marriage; brothers and sisters, George, Cliff, Dale and Alwilda.
She was a Methodist and active 4-H leader. She was a former employee of H-P stores and was a cook for the Jackson County Courthouse.
Survivors include her sons, Paul (Pat) Shockey and Olin Shockey both of Ravenswood; daughter, Helen Hannum of Ravenswood; grandchildren, Erin (Gary) Garrison, Todd (Felicia) Shockey, Joe (Rachel) Shockey, Matt (Gina) Taylor, Mark (Jennifer) Taylor, Julie (Brian) Wood and Dan (Lauren) Shockey all of Ravenswood; great-grandchildren, Denise, Brooke, Carter, Ethan, Will, Riley, Emma, Katie, Regan, Russell, Ryan, Matt, Audrey,and Cody; great great-grandchild Bella.
Graveside services will be private in Ravenswood Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.
In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the H. Althea Shockey Scholarship Fund C/O Joe Shockey 667 Crooked Run Road, Ravenswood, WV 26164
Condolences may be shared with the family at: castofuneralhome.com