Shelby Jean Herndon 1936-2018

Shelby Jean Herndon, 81, of Hamilton, died Aug. 27, 2018, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester.

 was born November 11, 1936 in Leesburg to the late Edward G. Kitts and Virgie Catherine Kitts. She was preceeded in death by her husband of 56 years Dennis Atwell Herndon and her sister Mary Virginia (Polly) Hutchison.

She is survived by her children Scott Herndon, Dana Pugh, Kim Good, and David Herndon, all of Berryville; grandchildren Daniel Street, Mathew Street, Samantha Burkhammer, Sarah Herndon, Jesse Peacock, Jenna Allen, Marlee Pugh, Alden Pugh, Helen Good, Hayden Good, Anne Herndon, Mary Herndon, Stella Herndon, stepgrandson Jason Wiles; and great-grandchildren Olivia, Kyser, Logan, and Caylee. She is also survived by uncles Raymond Riley of Winchester, Fred Riley of Brunswick, MD, and Jimmy Riley of Lovettsville.

She owned and operated a trucking company for 60 years. She maintained a cow/calf operation on her farm in Berryville.

The family received friends on August 30 at Hall Funeral Home in Purcellville. A funeral service was held Friday, August 31 with interment following in Hillsboro Cemetery.  The family requests contributions be made to Hamilton Rescue Squad and Harmony United Methodist Church in Hamilton.


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