Myrtis Martha Shipp Fitzpatrick, 89, of Summerville, GA, died Friday, January 25, 2013 in the local nursing home.
A native of LaFayette, GA, she was born to the late Rev. W. H. Swift and Effie Greer Swift on October 2, 1923. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was retired from the weaving department of Pepperell Mills and a member of Berryton Church of God.
She was preceded in death by first husband, the late Ray Shipp; second husband, the late Shields Fitzpatrick; a daughter, the late Terresa Green; grandson, the late Joey Green; three brothers; and two sisters.
Surviving are daughter, Anita Johnston; granddaughters, Rhonda Wofford & Pam Green; sisters, Gladys Crowe of Rossville and Margie Oaks of Rome; grandson, Marty Green; great-granddaughters, Brittany Rhinehart & Marti Green; great-grandson, Brody Lathem; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 28 at 2 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. W. E. Cox and Rev. Gary Howell officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Malcolm Pickle, Brody Lathem, Marty Green, Rick Green, Byron Wofford, and Randall Cagle. Honorary Pallbearer will beThomas Fortune.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.