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Betty Anne Shackelford, 87, of Gloucester Point, died Nov. 2, 2017.

Betty Anne graduated from Achilles High School Class of 1947 as Valedictorian. She was a member of Gloucester Point Baptist Church.

Betty Anne was at Liston’s side, as together they built their seafood business, and had a successful 40-year tenure in scalloping at S & S Marine, owning and operating 14 ocean-going vessels, including the “Cinmar,” an 80-foot vessel named after their children.

She was gracious and elegant; deeply loved by all, and will be remembered for her warmth, generosity of spirit and keen sense of humor.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Martha Williams; her loving and devoted husband of 59 years, Liston K. Shackelford Jr.; sisters, Clarice Hartzell, Alice Lawrence, Wiloise Farinholt and Margie Prince, and a brother, James M. Williams Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Anderton (Tommy); son, Mark Shackelford; granddaughter, Amanda Bass; great-grandsons, Xavier Rowe and Joey Bass, and nieces and nephews.

A funeral service conducted by the Rev. Bud Goude was held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Gloucester Point Baptist Church. Interment followed in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. 

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