Geraldine Light Shipley, 80, TN, obit; d/o Herman and Jessie Light
By E Gammon February 01, 2013 at 06:47:13
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Geraldine Light Shipley, 80, peacefully passed from this
world into the next on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
She was born December 9, 1932, and raised in the Beech
Creek Community and had resided in the Sullivan Gardens
Community, Sullivan Co TN, for the past 60 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and
Jessie Light; seven brothers; and two sisters.
Geraldine leaves behind her loving husband of 60 years, Bill
Shipley; two sisters; two brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-
law; and several nieces and nephews.
A special thanks goes out to Advanced Home Healthcare,
Wellmont Hospice and the staff on the 3rd floor of Wilcox
Hall. A special thanks also goes to Betty, Arlis and
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 2,
2013, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Hamlett-Dobson, Fall
Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m., in the chapel with
Pastor Jack Morelock officiating.
Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Freewill Baptist Church
Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Keith Shipley, Jim Crawford,
Mark Crawford, Scott Crawford, R.J. Duncan, and Arlis
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Fall Branch, TN, is
serving the Shipley family.