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Shelvy Maxine (Cutright) Flanigan

August 24, 1928 ~ March 4, 2018 (age 89)

Shelvy Maxine (Cutright) Flanigan, age 89, of Salem WV, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born August 24, 1928 in Smithfield, WV; the daughter of the late Lee and Geneva Carroll Cutright.


She is survived by her daughter, Karen Richards & her husband, Virgil of Salem, WV; a son, Paul David Flanigan and wife Melody of Salem; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren; six great grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; two step great great grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Paul Flanigan, who died on July 24, 2016; one brother, William Cutright.


Shelvy was a member of the Salem Church of God where she taught Sunday school for over fifty years.  She retired as supervisor of laundry services at the Industrial School for the youth with over twenty years of service.  She loved to read and her family was her life. She always enjoyed the time camping with her husband when he was alive and her grandchildren.  


Family will receive friends at Greathouse Funeral Home, 1999 W. Main Street, on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 4:00–8:00 pm and on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 2-8pm.  Funeral Services will be held at the Salem Church of God on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00 am with Pastor Richard Gibson and Pastor Mike Cox officiating. Mrs. Flanigan will lie in repose for one hour prior to the service.  Interment will follow in K of P Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to Greathouse Funeral Home is honored to assist the Flanigan family.


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