Janice Mae Shipe

Janice Mae Shipe, 62, of Front Royal, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in the Warren Memorial Hospital.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 17 at 2 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home conducted by The Rev. Keith McCullough. Interment will follow in the Success Cemetery in Warren County.

Ms. Shipe was born on April 4, 1952 in Front Royal, daughter of the late Cleveland E. Shipe and Nannie Mae Oliver Shipe.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are three sons: Benjamin Ford of Front Royal, Michael Ford of Stephens City and Marcus Ford of Strasburg; four daughters: Melanie Ford and Jennifer Ford both of Front Royal, Cristal Santos of FL and Michele Baskerville of Brodnax; one sister: Jeri Ridgway of Front Royal; and eleven grandchildren.

Ms. Shipe was preceded in death by her loving companion Gabriel Ford.

Pallbearers will be Michael Nickens, Jason Kennerly, Jermaine Robinson, Raymonde Ford, B.J. Lambert, James Bellinger, Andrae Robinson, Larry Ford and Duane Ford.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 17 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Benjamin Ford, 1214 Massanutten Ave., Front Royal, VA, 22630.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal.

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