Melissa Shellman, 50, a native of Charlton County and resident of Riverdale, GA passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Southern Regional Hospital  in Riverdale, GA.  She was born on May 6, 1970 to the late, Charlie Shellman, Sr. and Dorothy Blackshear-Shellman in the Bronx, NY.  

Melissa was educated in the public school system of Charlton County where she participated in basketball and track and field. Her last place of employment was with McDonalds Restaruant.  Melissa will be remembered as a fun loving individual that would give her last to anyone in need and had a heart of gold. 

She was preceded in death by both parents, Charlie and Dorothy Shellman and a brother, Jonathan Greene.

Those left to cherish her memory, her loving children, Cindy (Willie) McCray, Riverdale, GA, Greshonda Shellman, Jacksonville, FL, and Gregory Shellman of Riverdale, GA; her sisters, Frances Shellman, Palm Coast, FL, Veronica Shellman, St. Marys, and Kathy Lodge of Orlando, FL; her brothers, Mandell  (Tracy) Blackshear of Jacksonville, FL, Charlie Dwayne Shellman, St. Marys, Mark Shellman, Ocala, FL.  and Christopher Shellman, Folkston; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Pinkney Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Traders Hill.

Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup, GA.


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