Brinda peacefully entered Heaven at the age of 74 on Dec. 22, 2021, in Dallas. Brinda Kay Shifflett was born Aug. 3, 1947, in Wills Point, to Herman Floyd Rohus Sr. and Gladis Mae Rohus.
Brinda spent her early childhood in Wills Point and was a lifelong member of the Assemblies of God Church. She graduated from Wills Point High School in 1965 and attended Terrell School of Business where she graduated, and became employed in 1965 by Texas Aluminum Company as secretary in Terrell, which later became Talco Aluminum in Wills Point, where she transitioned until it closed.
She was employed at the Wills Point High School as a secretary in the school cafeteria. She married Delton Shifflett on Jan. 26, 1974. Delton and Brinda served as pastors of the Wills Point Assembly of God Church for 18 years and she was secretary of the church and president of the Women’s Missionary Council and Missionettes. Brinda used her talents in all churches they pastored. They continued their ministry as pastors of the First Assembly of God Church in Nederland from 1993 to 2003, serving in leadership of that church also. Brinda attended Lamar University while living in Nederland. Their third pastorship was in Marlin, at First Assembly of God where she served in the ministry as well as ladies ministries. While living in Marlin, Brinda began volunteering at a local business, The Samaritan House, where she was anxious to greet people and help in every way. Brinda was a church musician as well as vocalists. After returning to Wills Point, she later became a church musician at the Chapel of the Lake in Wills Point. She loved her family and everyone she met. She had a big heart and she was a giver. If you knew her, you would find she gave 100% to make sure you felt her love. She was a person of many talents. She enjoyed cooking and if you were lucky enough to come for a meal, it was of the finest quality of flavor and ambience. She also was an event coordinator for parties and weddings. She loved to laugh and make you laugh. She also loved gardening and anything outdoors. She loved fishing. She loved to go to the beach, and she loved the ocean. Brinda was a devoted wife to her husband, Delton, of 39 years and mother to their son, Marc. She leaves many memories to her family and friends and will be missed by many.
Brinda is preceded in death by her parents, Herman Floyd Rohus Sr., and Gladis Mae Marion; husband, the Rev. Delton Shifflett; sisters, Faye Barnes, and Rita Stephens; brother, Jay Rohus and brother-in-law, the Rev Aaron “Jack” Ferris.
Survivors include her son, Marc Shifflett of Wills Point; sister, Dottie Ferris of South Lake; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Richard Ussery of Lexington, Kentucky; and sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Sammy Savage of Grand Saline; sister-in-law, Linda Rohus along with several nieces and nephews and her best friends Marion Dennis, Darlene Veasey, Karen Ottinger, Judy Adcock Brooks, Shirley Thomas Parsons and Irene Ward.
Visitation was held Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. Burial followed services at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point. Online condolences may be made at allanfullerfuneralhome. com.