Betty Jean Plowman
Betty Jean Plowman
  • October 20, 1929 - January 24, 2017
  • Winston, Georgia

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Mrs. Betty Jean Plowman, age 87, of Winston, GA passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was born October 20, 1929 in Douglasville, GA to the late John and Clara Shadix. She enjoyed traveling, being outside in nature and gardening. Betty was an active member of and very involved in the preschool department at Prays Mill Baptist Church. She loved to read and play games, especially card games. Her favorite pastime though was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Mrs. Plowman is preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband Edgar Plowman, Jr.; son Terry Michael Plowman; sisters Totsie Jo Shadix, Doris Jackson and Inzer Winslett; brother JW Shadix, Jr. and great-grandchild “John Henry” Freeman.

Surviving her are sons John and wife Nancy Plowman, Robert and wife Caron Plowman; daughter Shelia and husband Joey Nesbitt; brother Thomas and wife Paulette Shadix sister LaFeise and husband Jerry Edwards; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 11 until 1 o’clock pm. A memorial service will follow at 1 o’clock pm in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor Michael Plowman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mrs. Plowman’s honor to PRC Medical, 3030 Chapel Hill Road, Douglasville, GA 30135, 404-478-6551.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246