Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

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Maxine Gertrude Shuff

December 29, 1932September 10, 2019

Gertrude Maxine Shuff, 86, of Lansing, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill.

Born on December 29, 1932 at Lookout, she was the daughter of the late William and Willie Clifton Sweet Tompkins and stepmother, Margaret Tompkins.

Maxine loved gardening and spending time with her family. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Besides her parents and stepmother she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Charles Wesley Shuff; sisters, Lucille, Ernestine, Louise, June, and Ann; brothers, Harold, Dana, Tom, William, and Willis Darrell; and daughter, Brenda Ruth Shuff.

Left to cherish her memory include her son, James (Rebecca) Shuff; daughters, Debbie Shuff, Terri (Jerry) Dickerson, and Natalie (Darren) Burley, brothers, Marshall, Donnie, and John; six grand and seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with her request, private funeral services were held at Lansing Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

For those wishing to express condolences to the Shuff family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home assisted the Shuff family.


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Mary Lou Legg

September 14, 2019

I was saddened to hear of Aunt Mackie's passing. I enjoyed hearing her stories of the family and especially the things she shared about my dad. May God comfort you in your loss.

Gina Stilwell

September 13, 2019

To the family of Maxine Shuff, my deepest heart felt sympathy , goes out to you all, for the loss of ( Mackie) , as I always called her. She was a wonderful person, and will always be in my heart, for all the love and care she showed me and my family, while we were growing up. The memories, that I and my family share of her will be forever priceless . I will never forget her laughter that she and my mother shared. God Bless you all and may she rest in God’s loving care . Rosie

John Tompkins

September 13, 2019

My last beloved Sister is finally at peace. She enjoyed life. Lived a miner's wife and widow.

I will cherish her memories forever.

Brother John

Kelly Belcher

September 13, 2019


We send our deepest condolences in hearing of the loss of your dear mother. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time.


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