Anna Marie Shifflett, 61, of Newport, passed away January 9, 2021, at Carteret Health Care.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Munden Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Robbie Strickland. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through Anna’s obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Additionally, there will be a limit to the number of people in the building at one time, as well, those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website. (See link below for the Service Bulletin including the Order of Service.)
Born May 9, 1959, in Elkins, West Virginia, she graduated with the class of 1978 from Elkins High School. She worked at the Morehead City Walmart for 17 years in the fabric department.
Anna was a loving and devoted mother first and foremost. She especially loved her role as a grandmother “mom mom” and being an aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Her other love was cooking and sewing, especially making doll clothes for her granddaughter and niece, as well as elaborate Halloween costumes.
She is survived by her daughter, Tabitha Murray; grandson, Nathanial Taitague; and granddaughters, Arianna Taitague and Jaidyn Murray; brothers, Dale Swecker, Bill Swecker and wife Pamela, Perry Swecker and wife Dawn, Kevin Swecker and wife Kathy; sister, Patty Rippeth and husband Mark; and several nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Leonard and Ida Ruth Swecker.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021, prior to the service at Munden Funeral Home. The same safety guidelines will apply.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City, NC.
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