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MARTHA WILLIE VERNELL SHROPSHIRE – AGE 93, – Of LaFayette, Georgia 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, Maryland, and Diane Marsh; sons Graling (Teidre) Shropshire, Mario Shropshire, of LaFayette, Georgia, John (Jennifer) Shropshire of Kodak, Tennessee, Emanuel Shropshire of Waldorf, Maryland, Nathan (Carlene) Shropshire of Jacksonville, Florida; daughter-in-law, Deborah Mosley; sister-in-law, Bernice (Glen) Jackson; brother-in-law, Milton Shropshire; twenty-two grandchildren, twenty–eight 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 2:00 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 Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.