Shropshire, Katherine Roberta (LaFayette)

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Katherine Roberta Shropshire, 83, of LaFayette, Ga., died Monday, March 5, 2012. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. George Green Shropshire; parents, Mr. James Wesley Stalling and Mrs. Cora Lee Stalling; sister, Mrs. Sherlon Tucker; brothers, Howard Stalling and Claudius Stalling; two grandchildren, Jarred C. Shropshire and Chris Shropshire; and one granddaughter, Ms. Aubrey Shropshire. 

She was a member of the Deaconess Board at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Eastern Star,  and Starlighters Gospel Group.

She is survived by her six children, Ms. Gwendolyn Shropshire, Ms. Sharon Kay Shropshire, Mrs. Sandra Montgomery, Mr. Vernon Shropshire of LaFayette, Mr. George Sherman (Shirley) Shropshire of Smyrna, Tn. and Mr. Murl (Jackie) Shropshire of Atlanta; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Helen Jackson, Mrs. Sally Ware of LaFayette and Mrs. Marlene Chaney of Chickamauga; brother, Mr. Gary Stalling of LaFayette; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Maxine Stalling and Mrs. Marion Stalling; three brothers-in-law, Mr. Henry (Norma) Shropshire, Mr. Mack (Mary) Shropshire of Springfield, Oh. and Mr. Donald Shropshire of Corpus Christi, Tx.; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Dr. Donald White, Pastor Rheubin M. Taylor, Sr., and other ministers officiating.  Her remains will be carried back to her home at 11 Shropshire Lane, LaFayette,  for visitation on Friday, March 6 where the family will receive friends after 5 p.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday, March 10.

Interment, will be held Monday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc.


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