Tara Barrett Shifflett, 67, of Ruckersville, Va., passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at her residence. She was born on October 15, 1951, in Charlottesville, Va., to the late Donald and Anna McElroy Barrett. She is survived by her children, Dawn Marie Chapman and much loved son-in-law, Lamont, James Ronald Shifflett, and Mary Ann Shifflett (Lou Jasper); brother, Michael Francis Barrett (Leah); sister, Sheila Barrett Conley; special granddaughter, Anneke Raines; her special friend, Bobalou; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Shifflett. The family received friends on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968. A graveside service was held on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Lydia Community Cemetery. An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com. Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, Va. is handling the arrangements.