Rose A. Shy

05/01/1948 - 01/06/2018

Obituary for Rose A. Shy

Sewell Mortuary in Grantville respectfully announces the passing of Rose A. Shy on January 6th, 2018.

Funeral service 1/13/2018 1:00 pm at Macedonia Baptist Church in Grantville.

Visitation 1/12/2018 at 1:00 pm Sewell Mortuary in Grantville

A Time To Be Born: Rose Ann Shy was born May 1, 1948 to the late Charlie and Cora Matthews in Meriwether County.

A Time To Gain: Rose Ann Shy joined the Macedonia Baptist Church at an early age. She was a faithful member until her health began to fail her. She loved the Lord, her church and her family.

A Time To Grow: Rose received her education in Meriwether County. She later became employed by the Meriwether County School System where she continued to work until her health failed. On January 29, 1979 she married the love of her life, Johnny Shy, Jr.

Those Who Preceded Her in Death: Her husband, Johnny Shy Jr.; her mother and father, Cora and Charlie Matthews; her mother and father-in-law, Isabell and Johnny Shy, Sr.; and one great grand daughter, Takaylee Hill.

A Time To Mourn: Leaving to cherish her memories, four children, Coretta (terry) Anthony, Adrain (Nichole) Hill, Deidre (Reggie) Simon, and Kimberly Shy; twelve grand children and eleven great-grand children; one sister, Emma Jean (Charles) Benning; four brothers, Charlie (Lydia) Matthews, James (Mattie) Matthews and Fred (Arlena) Matthews; one sister-in-law, Edith Thomas; one uncle, Willie Simmons. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.




Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
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Funeral Service

01:00 PM
Macedonia Baptist Church
824 Goldmine Road
Grantville , GA 30220
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To the Family...Thinking of you with sympathy, with love, and with a Prayer that God will Bless you everyday and keep you in His care. I enjoyed working with Rosa in the Meriwether County School System. Very loving and Professional. She was also a loving parent..enjoyed her children.
- Queen Hardeman
We send much love and our prayers to the family. Keep the faith! The Melson Family
- Betty Melson
Sorry to hear about Sister's passing. Will miss her physical being but will remember her spirit.
- Joyce Harris
We don’t know what to say except that we love you. We can’t understand exactly how you feel,but Jehovah does and will keep raising you up. We hope that our prayers will help a little.
- Carol Matthews
May you find comfort in Jesus' words at John 11:25, "I am the resurrection and the life; He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life". So, we are assured that we can see our dead loved ones again.
- c. collier

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