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Pinkie V. Shiplet

December 23, 1921 February 11, 2019
Pinkie V. Shiplet
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Pinkie V. Shiplet, 97, of Oxford, PA passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford.

She was the wife of the late Bizeel W. Shiplet.

Born in Grundy, VA she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Etta Reedy Van Dyke.

Pinkie retired from the Oxford News Shop and was formerly employed with Towne Drug of Oxford.

Pinkie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oxford. She was also a member of the Oxford Senior Center.

She is survived by her two sons, William Wesley Shiplet (Julie Thompson) of Oxford and Donald J. Shiplet (Sue VanLone) of Jasper, GA; one daughter, Virginia S. Alexander (Britten, Jr.) of Oxford; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Nell Delp of North East, MD.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Britten Alexander, III; two brothers, Herbert Van Dyke and Joseph Van Dyke; and three sisters, Eula Brown, Nedith Kinney and Irene Van Dyke Montgomery.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the First Baptist Church of Oxford, 552 Market St., Oxford, PA 19363.

Arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.
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