Anita Shackelford

Obituary of Anita Jo Shackelford

Anita Jo Shackelford, 58, of Barrackville, WV, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was born August 25, 1963 in Mannington, WV, a daughter of Katherine Snider, and the late Billy Joe Snider. Everyone who knew Anita, knew she loved riding motorcycles with her husband “Shack”. She loved her family, and making everyone in her life part of her family. But most of all, she loved being called “Mom and Nana”. Anita is survived by her daughter, Amanda Moore of Barrackville, her son Jeremy (Erin) Shackelford of Morgantown, her mother, Katherine Snider of Mannington, her sisters, Cathy Schrader of Mannington, Debbie (Bobbie) Stevenski of Fairmont, Vicki (Eddie)Barron of Idamay, Brenda Griffith of Charleston, and Heather (Michael) Straight of Fairview. She is also survived by her two granddaughters, Jailynn Straight of Fairview, and Madalynn Shackelford of Mount Lookout, her grandson, Patrick “P.J.” Moore, Jr. of Mannington, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband of 34 years, Greg “Shack” Shackelford, she is preceded in death by her father Billy Joe Snider, her son, Wesley A. Shackelford, and four brothers-in-law, Jeff Schrader, Wayne Griffith, David Shackelford and Ronald Shackelford. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, National Headquarters, 6520 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2132. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 2PM until 8PM. Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to