MR. WILLIAM LEE SHELLMAN - Age 91, of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Pruitt Healthcare of Fort Oglethorpe. He was born on December 9, 1927, was a United States Air Force Veteran, a member of the Baptist faith, and was preceded in death by his parents, Rosco and Bessie Mae Shellman, sister, Elizabeth Ida Knox, and brother-in-law, Rev. Robert L. Knox, Sr.
He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Carolyn D. (Robert E.) Finnell, Anneeda L. (William H.) Woodall, Rhonda L. (Eddie L.) Horton, Jacqueline E. (Michael D.) McGintis, Robert L. (Rosetta) Knox, Jr., Rev. Donald E. Knox, Roberta Derry, Carmen Kasler, and Kimberly J. (Freddie W.) Davis; a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Chattanooga National Cemetery, 1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404, with Rev. Donald E. Knox officiating. His remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Monday after 11:00 A.M. Please share your thoughts and memories of Mr. William Lee Shellman at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.
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