Betty Nicholson Shropshire, 86, widow of William E. Shropshire Sr., died Friday, May 26, 2017, at her home in Mayesville, S.C.
Born May 30, 1930, in Dalton, she was a daughter of the late John Nicholson and the late Effie Souther Nicholson. She was a retired private duty nurse.
Survivors include a son, William E. "Bill" Shropshire Jr. (Mary Anne) of Mayesville; three grandchildren, Corey Shropshire, John Shropshire (Ashley) and Christi Shropshire; three great-grandchildren, Riley, Allyson and Waylon Shropshire; two sisters, Margie Littlejohn of East Ridge, Tenn., and Doris Crowe of Dalton.
She was preceded in death by a brother, O'Dell Nicholson; and a sister, Frances Ridley.
A memorial service is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Westside Baptist Church, 3399 Lakeview Drive, Rossville.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 14, 2017