Obit: Martha Shropshire

Obit: Martha Shropshire

April 17th, 2018 in Obituaries
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LaFAYETTE — Martha Willie Vernell Shropshire, 93, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018. She was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Coker Shropshire; daughter, Phergn Jett; son, Henry Mosley; grandson, Cedric Shropshire, and all of her brothers, and sisters. She is lovingly survived by her two daughters, Alfredia (Henderson) Spence, of Ft. Washington, Md., and Diane Marsh; sons, Graling (Teidre) Shropshire, Mario Shropshire, of LaFayette, Ga., John (Jennifer) Shropshire, of Kodak, Tenn., Emanuel Shropshire, of Waldorf, Md., Nathan (Carlene) Shropshire, of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Deborah Mosley; sister-in-law, Bernice (Glen) Jackson; brother-in-law, Milton Shropshire; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Homegoing Celebration will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church, 265 Oak Hill Baptist Church Road, Summerville, GA., 30747, with Dr. Willie Womble as Eulogist, and Pastor George Beavers, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Interment will be Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and memories of Mrs. Martha Willie Vernell Shropshire at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home Inc., Dalton, Ga.