Camryn Brooke Shull, 22, of Belmont Drive, Staunton, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.
Camryn was born in Fishersville, Virginia on May 25, 2000, the daughter of Jeff and Angie Shull.
Camryn was a beautiful young lady with a heart of gold and a sweet smile for everyone she met. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, especially her boyfriend, and with her pride and joy, Daisy. Wherever Camryn would go, she always had Daisy in the car right behind her. Camryn loved spending time outdoors and vacationing with her family at the OBX.
Camryn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Robert E. Lee High School in 2018. While in high school, she played volleyball and softball, with volleyball being her main sport, playing for numerous travel teams and varsity at Lee. She holds the school record for most sets in a single season and the most accurate career serves. She did not miss a single serve her senior season.
Camryn was diagnosed in November of 2020 with Osteosarcoma cancer while a junior at James Madison University. She was an inspiration to everyone while facing her battles, as she continued her schooling and graduated on time in May of 2022 with her bachelor’s in health sciences, specializing in Speech Pathology, while making the Presidents and Dean’s list.
She showed strength, courage, and was resilient while undergoing cancer treatments for the last two and a half years. Her grace, love and beautiful soul will forever be in our hearts. We were blessed to have had Camryn in our lives and she was the best friend anyone could have. We will cherish the amazing memories that we shared with her. Camryn will be very missed.
Camryn was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Maurice L. Elliott and paternal grandparents, Glenwood and Edith Shull.
Surviving, in addition to her parents of Staunton, is her best friend and boyfriend, Brice E. Wheeler of Staunton; two brothers, Ryan J. Shull and his fiancée, Stacy Townsend of North Garden, VA and Logan M. Shull and his wife, Rachel of Stuarts Draft; a nephew, Myles L. Shull; a niece, Kylee Paige Shull; her maternal grandmother, Lina M. Elliott of Staunton; and her beloved yellow lab, “Daisy”. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and nieces, and nephews. Camryn’s many devoted friends provided unconditional love.
The family would like to express their thanks to the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, Augusta Health, Home Health and all the health care workers that worked tirelessly and with such devotion. Especially, her UVA oncologist, Dr. Michael Douvas for his kindness and caring heart with guiding Camryn through her treatment. The family would also like to give thanks to her friends and the entire community for their compassion and unmatched support.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2023 at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory and at their residence at other times.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2023 in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Bobby Campbell.
Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Ryan Shull, Logan Shull, Brice Wheeler, Rick Elliott, Tony Elliott, Alex Elliott, and Randy Wheeler.
It is suggested, that those desiring make memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4110, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive in Staunton is in charge of her arrangements.