Douglas Ricketts, Sr.
B: 1944-03-28
D: 2019-09-22
View Details
Ricketts, Sr., Douglas
Ben Henderson
B: 1946-01-03
D: 2019-09-21
View Details
Henderson, Ben
Ronald Ware
B: 1944-09-29
D: 2019-09-21
View Details
Ware, Ronald
Nancy Havens
B: 1937-08-16
D: 2019-09-18
View Details
Havens, Nancy
Francis Overholt
B: 1948-06-20
D: 2019-09-18
View Details
Overholt, Francis
Mark Grady
B: 1974-12-07
D: 2019-09-17
View Details
Grady, Mark
Karin Hensley
B: 1964-11-20
D: 2019-09-17
View Details
Hensley, Karin
Julie Lynette Smith
B: 1967-02-07
D: 2019-09-17
View Details
Smith, Julie Lynette
Mary Bardell
B: 1966-06-17
D: 2019-09-17
View Details
Bardell, Mary
Curtis Hite
B: 1935-12-17
D: 2019-09-16
View Details
Hite, Curtis
Norma McDonald
B: 1933-08-10
D: 2019-09-15
View Details
McDonald, Norma
Patricia Bivons
B: 1937-10-17
D: 2019-09-14
View Details
Bivons, Patricia
Wayne Whitmore
B: 1929-02-26
D: 2019-09-13
View Details
Whitmore, Wayne
Linda Nichols
B: 1948-12-03
D: 2019-09-11
View Details
Nichols, Linda
Thomas Snow
B: 1939-09-07
D: 2019-09-11
View Details
Snow, Thomas
Jean Dignazio
B: 1932-03-04
D: 2019-09-11
View Details
Dignazio, Jean
James Brady
B: 1931-04-19
D: 2019-09-10
View Details
Brady, James
Susan Becker
B: 1946-08-14
D: 2019-09-10
View Details
Becker, Susan
Everett Caton
B: 1943-09-09
D: 2019-09-09
View Details
Caton, Everett
James Chapman
B: 1936-10-22
D: 2019-09-08
View Details
Chapman, James
Edward Hogbin
B: 1943-04-28
D: 2019-09-08
View Details
Hogbin, Edward


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Frances Shade

Frances Shade

Thursday, March 25th, 1920 Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Frances Shade, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Frances Shade with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Frances Jane Shade (Williams)

Frances Jane (Williams) Shade,98, passed away March 12, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born in Elkton, Rockingham County, Virginia on March 25, 1920, she was the eldest child of the late James Arthur and Hattie Alma Fielding Williams.

When Frances was a young girl, the family moved to Inwood where she attended Inwood Grade School and was a member of the Inwood Evangelical United Brethren Church.

During apple harvest, Frances worked at the C.H. Musselman Plant in Inwood. She started as a peeler and later worked in the vinegar bottling area.

On April 10, 1941, Frances married Curtis Leo Shade in Frederick, Maryland. They resided at their farm on Sulpher Spring Road where Frances lived for 78 years. She started attending Cedar Grove Christian Church on April 13, 1941. Frances J. Shade was the oldest and longest attending member of Cedar Grove Christian Church.

Her husband preceded her in death in December 1997

She is survived by sons, Carroll Curtis Shade and wife Mozelle, Glenville (Tadpole) Shade and wife Carolyn, and Kenny (Poncho) Shade; daughter Barbara and husband Larry Miller; daughter-in-law Judith A. Robinson Shade; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Preceding her death were son Thomas Edward; brother James Randolph Williams, Edward (Chub) Boyd Williams, Earl Franklin Williams, and Raymond (Buck) Arthur Williams; sisters Edith and husband James White, Ruby and husband Jim Jamison; Mary Evelyn and husband John Rose, and sister-in-law Carrie Collins Williams Whitacre.

Frances appreciated the members of Cedar Grove Christian Church who visited and brought communion to her.

Family will receive friends at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel Inwood WV on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. Services will be Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel. Zach Lister, pastor of Cedar Grove Christian Church, will officiate.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Brad Shade, Ben Shade, Nathan Miller, Dan Shade, Chad Shade, and Jerry (Buck) Whitmer.

Interment will be in Cedar Grove Christian Church Cemetery.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

To send flowers to the family of Frances Jane Shade (Williams), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, March 16th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019
    Pastor Zach Lister
  • Interment

    Cedar Grove Cemetery

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Frances. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of Frances Jane Shade (Williams) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Provide comfort for the family of Frances Jane Shade (Williams) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

J. P. and Donna Burns

To the Shade family. We were so sorry to hear about your mother. We have been out of town for a month and just got home at 6:00 tonight. We will see you tomorrow at the service. With deepest sympathy ,
J. P. and Donna Burns
Comment | Posted at 06:29pm via Condolence

Joseph & Barbara Billett

Thoughts & prayers to the entire family. We will continue to keep you in our prayers. Barb & Joe
Comment | Posted at 03:41pm via Condolence


My condolences to the family. Continue to let your fond memories of Frances warm your hearts as you await the fulfillment of God’s promise to resurrect our loved ones. John 5:28, 29
Comment | Posted at 05:40am via Condolence

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Flowers were purchased for the family of Frances Shade.
Comment | Posted at 08:42pm via Floral Arrangements

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the website. (See sample memorial)