Obituaries » Kathryn "Kathy" Throckmorton Shiflett

Kathryn "Kathy" Throckmorton Shiflett

January 13, 1959 - December 10, 2021

Kathryn Lee Shiflett, 62, of Lynchburg, VA, died Friday, December 10, 2021.  She was the wife of Aaron Charles Shiflett for 42 years.

Born Tuesday, January 13, 1959, in Halifax County, VA, Kathy was a daughter of the late Noel Throckmorton and the late Blanche Juanita Saunders Throckmorton.

In addition to her husband Charles, she is survived by her daughter Kaitlin S. Ruiz, and her husband, Mario, of Lynchburg, She is also survived by her sister Jennifer T. Bomar and her husband, Tony, of South Boston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, David Throckmorton of Halifax.

Kathy was the best witch that never was. If you had any questions about plants, she had the answer. Cooking? You know you’d never have a bad meal if it came from her. Old southern food was her specialty and friends still pass around her pimento cheese recipe as if it was gold. She was a wealth of information from rock music to carnival glass and her passions ran deep, especially for Halloween and decorating for all seasons and holidays. She loved to help and rescue animals and all the cats, dogs, and wildlife that have passed through her presence are enterally grateful for her caring spirit.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Friends of Campbell County Animal Control.

According to Kathy’s wishes, no services will be held.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424.

According to Kathy’s wishes, no services will be held.

Condolences & Tributes

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Kathy and I have been friends since 8th grade. She was so much fun and truly one of a kind. I have many fond memories of her. She'll live on in those good memories. Thinking of her family.

Posted by Anonymous on December 18, 2021

My condolences to all of Kathy’s family. She is greatly missed, already. I am thankful that I was able to call her my friend for many, many years. Pool days, seed swapping, stories …too many to remember. She was one of a kind, for a lifetime.

Posted by Jill Ribaric on December 17, 2021

Thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Mary and Kim Parks

Posted by Kimberly Parks on December 15, 2021

Thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Mary and Kim Parks

Posted by Kimberly Parks on December 15, 2021

Love and light sent to the family as Kat goes to her next journey. May you find comfort and peace in the knowledge of her love of you all. Blessed be.

Posted by Smith Teresa on December 14, 2021

You were loved. You are missed. May your spirit fly free.

Posted by Nancy Pappenhagen on December 14, 2021

Kathy was a great friend. She’ll be missed tremendously. Fun to go shopping with and very talented. Great cook and loved vintage shopping. Gone but never forgotten.

Posted by Vicky Cassada on December 13, 2021

I didn't know this lady, Mrs. Katherine Shiftlett but when I saw her photo, I wish I had. She seem like a person that everyone would like. Full of energy and ideas. I am so sorry for your loss. R.I.P.

Posted by Mary Moses-Hicks on December 13, 2021

I went to high school with Kathy and we had a few classes together but thankfully I got to reconnect with her on FB. She made me laugh with her witchy stuff. I always tagged her when something about them came up. She always liked that. She I both loved antiquing and I always enjoyed her new finds. She was a wealth of knowledge on many things. I already miss you on FB. Rest easy my friend until I see you above.

Posted by Debbie Mize VanHoy on December 13, 2021

I went to high school with Kathy and we had a few classes together but thankfully I got to reconnect with her on FB. She made me laugh with her witchy stuff. I always tagged her when something about them came up. She always liked that. She I both loved antiquing and I always enjoyed her new finds. She was a wealth of knowledge on many things. I already miss you on FB. Rest easy my friend until I see you above.

Posted by Debbie Mize VanHoy on December 13, 2021

Kaitlin, I have very fond memories of your mother when you were little. I took an instant liking to her. She was always so witty and knowledgeable about many different things. You was the apple of her eye. I’m so very sorry for your family’s loss.

Posted by Sheila Carnes on December 13, 2021

Kaitlin, I have very fond memories of your mother when you were little. I took an instant liking to her. She was always so witty and knowledgeable about many different things. You was the apple of her eye. I’m so very sorry for your family’s loss.

Posted by Sheila Carnes on December 13, 2021

Kaitlin, I have very fond memories of your mother when you were little. I took an instant liking to her. She was always so witty and knowledgeable about many different things. You was the apple of her eye. I’m so very sorry for your family’s loss.

Posted by Sheila Carnes on December 13, 2021

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