Mrs. Emma Ruth Shropshire, age 79, of Summerville, GA went home to be with her Lord on Friday, November 23, 2012.
Mrs. Shropshire was born March 8, 1933 in Chattooga County, GA, the daughter of the late Archie Guy Stewart and Lucille Todd Stewart. She was a member of the New Spirit and Truth of Jesus Christ Church. Mrs. Shropshire was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph Shropshire, SR; and a son, Randolph Shropshire, JR.
Survivors include a son, Jimmy Ray Shropshire; daughters and son-in-law, Betty Jean Shropshire & Milton McDaniel, Partick Ann Shropshire, Jeanette Shropshire Glenn, and Aletha Michelle Shropshire; brother, Robert Earl Miller; sisters and brother-in-law, Rosie Lee and James Stamper, and Bessie London; Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p. m. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at New Spirit and Truth of Jesus Christ with Bishop V. T. Hardin officiating. Burial will follow in Lyerly Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Alex Haynes, Duran Shropshire, Rapheal Shropshire, Micheal McDaniel, Perez Shropshire, Taylor Shropshire, Mark McDaniel, and Tovy Shropshire. Flower bearers will be granddaughters, Tameesha Shropshire, Carmen McDaniel, Nicole Shropshire, Crystal McDaniel, Cherie McDaniel, and Aiesha Ashley.
Mrs. Shropshire will be in state at New Spirit and Truth of Jesus Christ and the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to New Spirit and Truth of Jesus Christ.