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Roxanne "Roxie" Yanavok O'Shields


Last updated 10/11/2021 at 5:12pm

Roxanne "Roxie" Yanavok O'Shields

Roxanne "Roxie" Yanavok O'Shields

Roxanne "Roxie" Yanavok O'Shields, 63, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 30, 2021, at the Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard.

She was born in Dover, N.J., April 9, 1958, to the late James Harold Yanavok, who passed away in 1992, and the late Gloria Morgan Yanavok, who passed away in 2007. Her sister, Kelly Ann Yanavok, also preceded her in death.

She attended Hollywood Finishing School, where she received her high school diploma, before moving to Brevard. She loved spending time with her family, teaching youth church groups, helping everyone, spreading the word of God, making people laugh, playing pool and loving everyone.

She is survived by her loving spouse of 48 years, Vaughn Russell O'Shields; daughter, Dawn Hooper (Chase), of Landrum, S.C .; sons, Scott O'Shields, of Brevard, and Justin O'Shields (Kimberly), also of Brevard; sister, Gloria Ann Maddox, of Albany, Ga .; brother, James Harold Yanavok Jr., of East Flat Rock; grandchildren, Bentley O'Shields, of Brevard, Andrew McMahon, of Brevard, Hannah Holden, of Brevard, Jake Hooper, Shane Hooper, of Landrum, Sierra Hooper, of Landrum, Tristen O'Shields, of Charlotte, N.C., Johnathan O'Shields, of Bakersville, N.C., Gwen O'Shields, of Portal, Ga., Justin Kilpatrick, of Asheville; and seven great-grandchildren.

Donations can be made directly to the family to help with the associated costs of her services to 34 Ducks Dr., Brevard, NC 28712. A special thanks goes out to everyone for their thoughts and prayers


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