Memorial services for Mrs. Billie B. Shropshire, of Manchester, will be conducted Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Reverend Albert Willis officiating.
Visitation with the Shropshire family will be Saturday, October 12 beginning at 12 noon until service time.
Mrs. Shropshire was born May 7, 1926, in Greenville, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Ovid Franklin Brown and Mattie Sue Hill Brown. On June 15, 1949, in Columbus, Mississippi, Mrs. Shropshire married the love of her life, the late Robert A. Shropshire, Jr., and they were devoted to each other. They were married for 60 wonderful years until his passing on June 15, 2009. She was a homemaker and enjoyed doing volunteer work. She greatly cherished her family. In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by one grandson, Benjamin Scot Shropshire, and one sister, Elizabeth Summerfield Hornsby Prowell.
Mrs. Shropshire is survived by two children; one daughter, Elizabeth Garren, and husband, Floyd, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; son, Robert A. “Bob” Shropshire, III, and wife, Jean, of Orofino, Idaho; and 10 grandchildren, Amy Garren, Gregory Garren, Sarah Garren, Will Shropshire, Rob Shropshire, Gareth Shropshire, Connor Shropshire, Kerry Shropshire, Steve Katz, and wife, Fran, Jeff Katz, and wife, Ali.
COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE SHROPSHIRE FAMILY