AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Sunday, December 30, 2001, Mrs. Myrtis Hawk Shropshire of Augusta, Ga. The widow of the late Walter C. Shropshire. Family members are one son, Walter L. Shropshire of Augusta; two daughters, Karen Ray of Augusta, and Marion Karlene Shropshire of Ft. Worth, Texas; one brother, Marion Hawk of Augusta; one sister, Lois Repko of Augusta; and five grandchildren. Mrs. Shropshire was born in Tennille, Ga., was a personal caretaker, and a member of the Trumpet In Zion Church. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2002, at 1 p.m. at the Poteet Funeral Home South Chapel with Mr. Charles Cozart officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Pallbearers will be Victor C. Hawk, Paul Shropshire, Jacque Hawk, Brandon Heath, Trey Smith, Nick Hawk and Mark Repko. Poteet Funeral Home South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Road.
The Augusta Chronicle January 1, 2002