Shirley Chitwood
Shirley Chitwood
  • April 17, 1936 - April 25, 2017
  • Stockbridge, Georgia

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Mrs. Shirley Gay Chitwood, age 81, of Stockbridge, GA passed away April 25, 2017. Shirley was born in Marietta, GA the daughter of the late Gertrude Howard Gillham and Dock J. Gillham. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela J. Hill; and two grandchildren, Jeremy Moss and Ashley Hill.

Shirley enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking, shopping, camping, fishing and serving in her church. She was a member of Three Point Bible Church in Jonesboro.

Survivors are her husband of 62 years, Bob Chitwood of Stockbridge; children, Steve Chitwood (Carol) of Carnesvillle, Karen Atkinson (Kenny) of Griffin, and son-in-law, Greg Hill of McDonough; 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Dudley Barfield of Marietta and Hellen Ward of Marietta; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Shirley Chitwood will be on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 2:00 PM in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Waters officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

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