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Shirley Jean RIfe

February 8, 1937 July 20, 2020
Shirley Jean RIfe
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SHIRLEY JEAN (OSBORNE) RIFE, 83 years of age of the Lester’s Fork section of Hurley, Virginia, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at the Pikeville Medical Center. Born in Hurley, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Bryant and Rosa Gladys (Smith) Osborne. She was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was a member of the Wolfpen Church of God for many years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and was a wonderful homemaker. She was a very talented painter, loved to play music for the lord in church, an accomplished singer and made the best pinto beans in the world.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Hufford Rife, 1-Granddaughter: Cynthia Rose Stacy Booth; Sisters: Beulah Merricks, Betty Gasser, Anita Cordle and Infant Sister: Doris Osborne.

Those left to cherish her memory include her 2-Children: Rosemary and husband Donald Stacy, Hurley, VA, Rex Walker and wife Mary Rife, Little Prater, VA; 3-Grandchildren: Wesley Walker Rife, Christina and husband Timothy Belcher, Andrea Paige and husband Josh Elswick; 3-Great Grandchildren: Morgan Rose Booth, Reagan Paige Booth, Brynlee Belcher; Brother: Jim Osborne, Lester’s Fork, VA, and Sister: Mary Sue and husband Buford Smith, Lester’s Fork, VA.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for SHIRLEY JEAN (OSBORNE) RIFE will be conducted Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Ashby officiating with burial to follow in Mountain Valley Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday evening at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of SHIRLEY JEAN (OSBORNE) RIFE.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

22

Jul

6:00 PM 7/22/2020 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/22/2020 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Wednesday

22

Jul

7:00 PM 7/22/2020 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 7/22/2020 9:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral

Thursday

23

Jul

11:00 AM 7/23/2020 11:00:00 AM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Big Rock, VA

Big Rock VA
United States
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