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Mary Shelby Castle

June 26, 1938 — February 11, 2023

Scott County, VA

Mary Shelby Nickels Castle, 84 of  Scott County, VA

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.

Mary Shelby Nickels Castle went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 11, 2023, peacefully in her sleep.

A resident of Scott County, VA she was a homemaker and a member of Weber City Baptist Church. Shelby was a true example of a Godly woman, always putting everyone else first and having a smile for all she came into contact with.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Castle, and her parents, Carl and Nannie Bell Nickels.

She is survived by her son David Castle and wife, Charnita (Weber City); daughter, Sandra Honaker and husband, Jason (Gate City); sister, Nell Hartsock and husband, Daris (Gate City); brother, Henry Cain and wife, Peggy (Tazewell, VA); sister-in-law, Lou Satterfield and husband, Stan (Clinton, TN); grandchildren, Kenny Howe, Spencer Howe and wife, Amanda, Lakin Davidson and husband, Dustin; great-grandchildren, Kacey, Jacob, Kenley, Tuff, and Aubrie; several nieces and nephews; and special friends and caregivers, Carolyn Pendleton and Patricia Bloomer.

The family will receive friends from 5-7p.m., Friday, February 17, 2023, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 7:00p.m., in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Scott Fields officiating. Kristen Gillenwater, Rachel Cradic, and Leif Ratliff will provide the music.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00a.m., Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, VA. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home to go in procession to the graveside.

Pallbearers will be William Lyons, Spencer Howe, Richard Hartsock, Lyle Hartsock, Dustin Davidson, and Gary Frasier.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

An online guest register is available for the Castle family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mary Shelby Nickels Castle.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, February 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 17, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Graveside Service

Saturday, February 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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