Virginia Shadduck


Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2007

Former Juneau resident Virginia Shadduck died June 18, 2007, at the Sun Bridge Care and Rehab facility in McCall, Idaho. She was best known to her friends and family as "Ginger." She was 69.

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She was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Muskogee, Okla. Her parents, A.C. and Wanda Hammons, moved their family to Rich- land, Wash., in 1943. She grew up and graduated Columbia high school in Richland in 1955.

She married Richard Shadduck in 1964. They lived in Kennewick, Wash., until 1970, when they and their three daughters moved to Juneau.

Family members said she always had a fondness for growing roses wherever she lived. She developed a talent and love for oil painting and quilting and shared and taught her love of quilting to her daughters and their friends.

She and her husband lived in Juneau for 24 years. In 1994, they retired and moved to Riggins, Idaho.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Shadduck of Riggins; three daughters, Sarena Mahle of Juneau, Sheri Nelson of Tok, and Deon Revis of Riggins; a brother, George Hammons of Sumner, Wash.; six grandchildren, Treavor, Joshua, Brandon and Cody Mahle of Juneau, and Richard and James Nelson of Tok; and two great- grandchildren, Makenzie and Katie Mahle of Juneau.

A private service will be held at a family home in Riggins.

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