Frankie D. Shamblin, 80, of Ripley died Thursday, January 10, 2018 following a short illness.

She was born September 6, 1938 in Kanawha County, a daughter of the late Aubrey and Ada Kersey Johnson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Shamblin; son Mickelle Shamblin; daughter Kimberly Shamblin Wright; brother Larry W. Johnson Frankie loved spending time with her family, cleaning house, and a good cup of coffee. 

She is survived by her brother, and Hobert Johnson (Janet) of Florida; Sisters Betty Johnson Ray of Sissonville, Marble Johnson Smith of Kenna, June Johnson Albright (Bill) of Shelby, NC, Sue Johnson Smith of Sissonville, Patty Johnson Taylor (Rick) of Sissonville; Grandchildren Mike (Alisha) Shamblin, Josh (Anne) Shamblin, Courtney (Shawn) White, Matt Shamblin, Andy (Tracy) Randolph, and Veronica Fisher; Daughter-in-law Vicki Shamblin.  She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews

A memorial service to celebrate Frankie’s life will be held 3 p.m. , January 20th at Waybright Funeral Home with Rev. George Webb officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m until the time of service. Following the service there will be a time of food and fellowship in the Parsons-Vail Family Center located inside the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to your favorite charity. Online memories and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting