Sheila Parkins, 63, of Charleston, passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2022 at CAMC.
Sheila was born in Sutton, WV and is a graduate of Clay County High School. Sheila began her career with AT&T and worked in the business unit until the Charleston office of AT&T was closed. She recently retired from Casto Technical Services where she worked as a contract administrator for 16 years. Sheila loved her job at Casto Technical and enjoyed her time at the office with her co-workers. Sheila recently retired and was looking forward to spending time traveling with her husband and spending quality time with her father and her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sheila was a person of faith and she trusted “The Lord Jesus Christ” for everything.
Along with her loving husband of 26 years, Sam, Sheila is survived by her father, Andrew Carr of Valley Fork; son, Jarrod Lanham of Florida; granddaughters, Andrea Jarrett (Jacob) of Indore and Olivia Lanham of Clay; great-grandchildren Evalyn Jarrett and Dean Jarrett; brother Mike Carr (Kathleen) of Mink Shoals; sisters Jo Ann Gould (Jay) of Montgomery and Dolores Dangerfield (Clyde) of Charleston, SC; brother-in-law Jay Parkins (Becky) of Charleston; sister in-laws Pam Estep (Bob) of Charleston and Kristy Smith (Denis) of Westerville, OH; 14 nieces and nephews; 17 great nieces and nephews; and three great-great nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service for Sheila was held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Wilson Smith Funeral Home in Clay, WV. The Reverend Dr. Jay Parkins officiated the service. A burial followed in the Moore Family Cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:00.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the charity of your choosing.
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