Shelvia Jean Barnette

Shelvia Jean Barnette, 83, of Haymarket, Virginia passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal, Virginia.

A celebration of life will be held for her at a later date.

Mrs. Barnette was born on May 6, 1940 in Washington County, Virginia to the late Kenneth and Edith Bays Dye.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Barnette; son, Timothy Martin Barnette; brother, Dale Martin Dye and granddaughter, Ethlyn Joy Maxey.  She retired from Prince William County Public School System after 39 years as a bus driver.

Survivors include her son, Boyd Barnette of Haymarket; daughter, Monica Maxey (James) of Front Royal; two brothers, Henry Dye of Ringold, Louisiana and Scottie Dye of Enterprise, Alabama; sister, Lynna Brown of Front Royal; three grandchildren, Zachary Barnette, Tiana Maxey and Ariel Maxey; five great grandchildren, Connor Maxey, Daniel Higginson III, Alaithia Higginson, Reighlynn Joiner and Joylene Joiner; daughter-in-law, Molly Barnette and numerous nieces and nephews.

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