Mrs. Meriam McCollough Shelnutt
Mrs. Meriam McCollough Shelnutt, 82, of Newnan, GA, passed away March 1, 2013.
On Nov. 10, 1930, she was born in Woodbine, GA, to the late Tom and Hilda Wright McCollough.
In 1951 she graduated from Georgia State College for Women with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She was an active member of Newnan First United Methodist Church and the Veatch-Nixon Sunday School Class. She was also active in the Women’s Circle at the church. She had a deep love for family, flowers, gardening, cooking, and entertaining guests. She was a devoted Methodist minister’s wife, and a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Rev. Fred Shelnutt, also of Newnan; sons, Gentry Shelnutt and his wife, Rana, of Marietta, Stephen D. Shelnutt and his wife, Sandra, of St. Simons Island; sisters, Patricia Flynt of Union Point, Eugenia Laurence of Deltona, FL; brother, Rev. Jack McCollough of Woodbine; grandchildren, Meriam Blevin Shelnutt of Brooklyn, NY, Genna Claire Shelnutt of Charleston, SC, Stephen Dale Shelnutt Jr. of St. Simons Island, Laura Sue Shelnutt Kennedy and her husband, Franklin, of Cumming, Leslie Meriam Shelnutt of Athens; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at First United Methodist Church of Newnan with Rev. Med Roach, Rev. Gary Parrish, and Rev. Jack McCollough officiating. Interment will follow at Powder Springs Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckoon.com .
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-4580.

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