Sarah V. Shropshire

Waynesboro, GA – Sarah V. Shropshire, 83, beloved wife of over fifty years to the late MSG Retired Roy Donald Shropshire, entered into rest Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Brentwood Nursing Facility in Waynesboro, GA.

Funeral services will be held from Hillcrest Baptist Church this Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., with the Reverend Steve Patteson officiating. Mrs. Shropshire will lie in state at the church from 12:00 until the hour of the service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Shropshire, daughter of the late Roy and Polly Maynard was a native of West Virginia and had made Augusta her home since 1969. She had retired as Dietician from Hillcrest Baptist Church School where she was affectionately known as Grandma. She was an active member of Hillcrest Baptist Church where she volunteered serving Wednesday night supper. She loved gardening, reading and being with her family.

In addition to her husband Mrs. Shropshire was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters; a son, Kenneth Shropshire; and a grandchild, Leann Jackson.

She is survived by her children, Don and Lisa Shropshire, Mary Lourigan, Polly and Lucas A. Charbeneau, III; her sister, Faye Hanlon; her grandchildren, Matthew Shropshire, Amanda Grover, Megan Shropshire, Steven Lourigan, Michelle Lourigan, Roy Daniel Sattler, Kendra Kay Charbeneau, April Bell, Lindsey Anderson and Levi Little; as well as fourteen great grandchildren.

If desired, memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906.

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2 responses to “Sarah V. Shropshire”

  1. Mary, Don and Polly,
    Please know my heart is aching with you as I lost my favorite Aunt. Aunt Sarah was and always will be very close to my heart and I shall miss her very much along with our frequent conversations. At least now she will be with Grandmaw, her brothers and sister and most especially her beloved Roy. All my love and sympathy are with you 3. The world is lesser for having lost the world’s greatest Aunt. God bless you and keep you.
    Much love

  2. Don, May the Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult time. Please accept our sincere condolences. Rick & Sherrie Diggs

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