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Wanda Kale (Richards) Shank

October 19, 1939 ~ January 18, 2021 (age 81)


Mrs. Wanda Kale Shank, age 81, of Lyons, died Monday, January 18, 2021, at her residence after a brief illness. She was a native of West Virginia and lived in Ohio for many years before moving to Georgia in 2011. Wanda was retired from Walmart after 18 years of service and loved gardening, making cards, and crocheting in her free time. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and loved her church family very much.  She will be greatly missed.


Wanda is preceded in death by her husband, Enos Shank in 1994; both parents, Frank and Maxine Richards; and one brother, Edward Richards.


Wanda is survived by two sons, James Enos Shank of SC, and Comer (Kelly) Shank of FL; two daughters, Tammy (Lee) Ingram of Lyons, and Robin Hayes of OH; four brothers, Eugene (Peggy) Richards of WV, Wilburt (Beverly) Richards of WV, Roger (Gigi) Richards of WV, and Bernard (Terry) Richards of WV; four sisters, Lena (Bob) Trippett of WV, Thelma (Butch) Shaffer of WV, Lora Wright of WV, and Phyllis Hardin of Ohio; and one uncle, Earl Richards of WV. Seven grandchildren, Donna, Robert, Matthew, Karen, Rachel, Richard, and Joseph; and seven great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


Services for Mrs. Wanda Kale Shank will be held Monday, January 25, 2021 at 11:00 am at Snyder Funeral Home – Lindsey Chapel in Loudonville, Ohio. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery of Perrysville. The family will receive friends for visitation at Snyder Funeral Home – Lindsey Chapel on Sunday afternoon, January 24, 2021 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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