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“We used to be neighbors many years ago and I wanted to tell you how sorry I am to hear about the passing of Yosh! I remember her as a wonderful and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Caroline Rhodes Greenlee - VA

“We extend our sympathty to Kay & Ray and the family. God bless all of you at this time. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Mike & Marlene Beckett (Main St. church) - WV

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to the entire Shockey family and their loved ones. We pray that God will strengthen you...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: TROY & BARBARA MILLER - Bancroft, WV

“We were so sorry to hear about your mother, Kay. Please know we are thinking about you and Ray. Sending love and prayers to you all. Love, Ray...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ray and Sarah Medlock - GA

“my deepest condolences on the loss of such a lovely woman. I and the staff here at the program will have you in our prayers. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Terry Stone - Charleston, WV

“Paul, I am so very sorry to hear about Yoshi, I will be out of town and unable to attend the funeral but my thoughts & prayers are with you. She was...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Pottorff - Poca, WV

“I am so sorry for your loss, Kay and Paul, your Mother as remembered was so sweet and a beautiful woman. I know we have lost touch, but I am wishing...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Cecil Spratt - Cary, NC

“Binny and Pam We are so sorry for your loss. She sounded like a wonderful woman. May the Holy Spirit comfort you and give you great memories. You and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Dolin - naples, FL


Yoshiko Shockey, 82, of Nitro, WV passed away at Thomas Memorial Hospital March 8, 2013. She was born in Oita, Japan a daughter of the late Kohroku and Kikuye Hata.
She meet her husband Paul in 1946 and were married in Tokyo, Japan in 1949 and came to the USA in 1951. Yoshiko became an American Citizen in 1956 and was very proud of her citizeship and never missed an election.
Yoshiko finished high school in Oita Japan and graduated from Design and Fashion and Dressmaking School in Tokyo. She had worked for the Diamond Dept. Store in the bridal dept. She also did private seamstress work for many prominient Charleston citizens.
She was a member of Fairview UM Church, Kanawha Valley Christian Womens Assoc, Carbide Ladies Golf League, Carbide Bowling Leaague, Nitro Senior and excercise group.
Yoshiko was also preceded in death by her brother Shoichi Hata.
Mrs. Shockey is survived by her husband Paul, son and wife Paul Jr. and Pam Shockey of Cross Lanes, daughter and husband Kay and Ray Little of Fairbanks, Alaska, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grand children, sister- in- law Takuko Hta, of Osaka, Japan and several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM. Tuesday at Tyler Mountain funeral Home with Reverend Jarold Lanham officiating.
Burial will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens.
Friends will be received at the funeral home Monday from 6-8pm.
online condolences may be sent to www.tylermountainfuneralhomeandcremations.com