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 George Lee Shelnutt

George Lee Shelnutt

Birth
Death 10 Jun 2012 (aged 76)
Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, USA
Burial Centralhatchee, Heard County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 92767874 · View Source
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Mr. Georgia Lee Shelnutt, age 76 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at his home on June 10, 2012.

Funeral services for Mr. Shelnutt were conducted on Tuesday, July 12, 2012, at 3:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts and son Funeral Home with the Reverend Quinton Duncan officiating. Mr. Shelnutt's children, Jimmy and Gary Shelnutt and Vicky Adams all offered loving tributes to their father, his close friend and Christian mentor, Paul Martin read scripture and gave remarks, and his granddaughter, Cathie Adams did the closing scripture. Those serving as pallbearers were Jeremy Adams, Robert Stanley, Mike Shelnutt, Donald Shelnutt, Mickey Smith, and Bryan Bierley. Honorary pallbearers were Scotty Brewer, Johnny Brewer, Alan Hale, Danny Hale, and Michel Shelnutt. The interment followed in the Centralhatchee Baptist
Church Cemetery.

Mr. Shelnutt was born in Franklin, Georgia on November 8, 1935, the son of the late Etta Saphronie Williamson Shelnutt Austin and William Cephus Shelnutt. He was retired from West Point Pepperell where he was a Supervisor in the Spinning Department. He also worked for many years for the Heard County Department of Commissioners. He was a volunteer fire fighter for many years, and he could turn even the poorest of soil into a prime garden spot. He was a devoted member of the Riverside Baptist Church, which he took great joy in attending. He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by one daughter, Vicky Adams (David) of Carrollton, GA.; two sons, Jimmy Shelnutt (Susan) of Centralhatchee, GA., and Gary Shelnutt of Fort Wayne, IND.; four sisters, Ezell Smith of Newnan, GA., Mamie Paschal of Centralhatchee, GA., Lorene Cate of Ephesus , GA., and Martha Ann Hale of Centralhatchee, GA.; two brothers, Odell Shelnutt of Franklin, GA., and Tom Shelnutt of Centralhatchee, GA.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley Allison Shelnutt, parents, Etta and William Shelnutt, and brother, Eugene Shelnutt.



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  • Created by: SFP
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92767874
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Lee Shelnutt (8 Nov 1935–10 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92767874, citing Centralhatchee Cemetery, Centralhatchee, Heard County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by SFP (contributor 47852495) .