Shultz, Jean Carla

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Jean Carla Shultz, age 69 of Roanoke, Virginia formerly of Dublin passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 at the Henrico Doctors Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Born May 4, 1952 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late Carl Arden Shultz & Velma Claudine Smith Shultz. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Phillip Aaron Shultz.

Jean majored in political science at Radford University, later went back to school to get her Paralegal Degree and worked for Blue Ridge Legal Services in poverty law.

She loved nature, animals and especially her Cat – Emma and grand-dog, Whitman. She loved watching wildlife, everything from birds to bunnies, with an obsession for frogs.

She believed in sticking up for the “little guy”.

She is survived by her

Daughter – Catherine “Shelley” Shultz – Dublin

Half-sister – Nancy Stahlnecker – Milton, PA

Special Niece – Brandy Martin

Great Niece – Delaney Martin

Grand dog – Whitman

Many beloved cousins

A Celebration of Life will be held September 12, 2021, 4:00 p.m. at the Claytor Lake State Park, Shelter #2. ,

State Park Road, Dublin, Virginia 24084

To sign Jean’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.