Wanda Kale Shank

October 19, 1939 ‒ January 18, 2021

Lyons, Georgia
Formerly of Perrysville, Ohio

Mrs. Wanda Kale Shank, age 81, of Lyons, Georgia, died Monday, January 18, 2021, at her residence after a brief illness. She was a native of West Virginia and lived in Ohio for many years before moving to Georgia in 2011. Wanda was retired from Walmart after 18 years of service and loved gardening, making cards, and crocheting in her free time. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and loved her church family very much.  She will be greatly missed.

Wanda is survived by two son, James Enos Shank of SC, and Comer (Kelly) Shank of FL; two daughters, Tammy (Lee) Ingram of Lyons, and Robin Hayes of OH; four brothers, Eugene (Peggy) Richards of WV, Wilburt (Beverly) Richards of WV, Roger (Gigi) Richards of WV, and Bernard (Terry) Richards of WV; four sisters, Lena (Bob) Trippett of WV, Thelma (Butch) Shaffer of WV, Lora Wright of WV, and Phyllis Hardin of Ohio; and one uncle, Earl Richards of WV. Seven grandchildren, Donna, Robert, Matthew, Karen, Rachel, Richard, and Joseph; and seven great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Wanda is preceded in death by her husband, Enos Shank in 1994; both parents, Frank and Maxine Richards; and one brother, Edward Richards.

The family will receive friends for visitation at Snyder Funeral Home – Lindsey Chapel, Loudonville on Sunday afternoon, January 24, 2021, from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Services will be held Monday, January 25, 2021, at 11:00 am at Snyder Funeral Home – Lindsey Chapel. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville.

Snyder Funeral Home-Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Wanda’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com


  • We are so sorry for the families loss. Aunt Wanda was a special woman who always brought love, laughter and fun to everyone of our gatherings. She was a woman of strong faith. May God carry the heartaches of all.

    Sympathies and prayers

  • My love goes to all of her family at this time. This is like losing a Sister to me for she was truly a sister to me. Loved her dearly. Gods Blessings to the whole family. Love and Prayers Ann Tennant Morris.

  • My sympathy for your loss. I remember with joy the years working with Wanda in the Walmart garden center. She was a pleasure to work with, and taught me a lot about plant care.