2013-07-10 / Obituaries


Geraldine Shehan, 83, was born Sept. 13, 1929. She died July 5, 2013.

She was raised in Chilton and later attended college in Riverside, CA and Newton, MS. She retired as a school teacher in Coffeeville. She was an active member of the Union Grove Baptist Church. She loved her church, friends, family and mostly her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She had a fond love for children and animals, also.

Survivors include one brother, Howard Pritchett, nephews, Gary Chancey, John David Pritchett (Kristina), niece, Devin Pritchett Wright (Travis) and sister-in-law, Ramona Pritchett; dear friend and pastor, Brother Cleon and Becky Kyles; dear friends, Sheila Fore and Diane Strachan; and many other friends and family members.

She was preceded in death by her father, David Audie Pritchett and mother, Juanita McFarland Pritchett.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made directly to Union Grove Baptist Church.

The service was July 10 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home. Burial was in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed. (25-1tp)

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