Maxine G. Shuff
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
Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home assisted the Shuff family.
Published on September 13, 2019


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Wendy Moye Johnston
Sep 21, 2019
I’m very sad at the loss of “my Maxine”. She was my first babysitter and a beautiful friend to my family. Lots of love to her family.
Donna & Irvin Davis
Sep 16, 2019
One of the loveliest ladies ever. You will be missed dear lady. Rest in Peace. Love, Irvin & Donna
Butch and Tracey Pack
Sep 14, 2019
We send our heart felt condolences and prayers to the family and friends may she Rest In Peace