Lola Marie Shufflebarger, 100, first president of Suburban Acres Garden Club

Lola Marie Shufflebarger

After a long, loving and beautiful life, Lola Marie Shufflebarger Stant, 100, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020.

Marie was born Oct. 20, 1919, in Campbell County to Jefferson Davis and Lola Emmajane (Davidson) Shufflebarger. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Frank, Snow, John, Hugh, Milton, Elsie, Lucy, Mildred and Mary.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Fred Alex Stant.

Marie’s children are Julia Marie Ottinger (Barney), Jefferson Barrett Stant, Denise Leigh Stant (Fred) and Deborah Lynne Keeton (Greg). Marie’s Grandchildren are Julia Mynatt, Ben Alex, Douglas Barrett (Jennifer), Bradley Lane Ottinger and Emily Nicole Keeton. Her Great Grandchildren are Will, Maddie and Ryan Jayne and Jake, Eli, Abbey, Bailey and Sara Ottinger.

Marie graduated from E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg. She had a respected 23-year career at Sun Trust Bank. She was active in her community as a member of the hospital volunteer auxiliary and a poll judge. Marie was a charter member of the Elizabeth River Baptist Church, a Sunday school teacher and the treasurer of the church. Marie formed and was the first president of the Suburban Acres Garden Club. Marie loved to travel and did so extensively, including a hot-air-balloon ride in Tennessee.

The family would like to thank Sentara Hospice Services and Ballahack Woods for their care of our mother.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 6568 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach. Interment will be held for immediate family in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the building fund of Elizabeth River Baptist Church, 601 Sparrow Road, Chesapeake, VA 23325.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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