Shirley Ann Snellgrove  Raper

Shirley Ann Snellgrove Raper, 78, of Folkston, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in Jacksonville, FL after a courageous battle with kidney disease and a massive stroke.   She was born April 6, 1942 in Waycross, to the late James E. Snellgrove, Sr. and Enda Blount Snellgrove.  She was a homemaker and a member of Camp Pinckney Baptist Church.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Raper and two brothers, James E. Snellgrove, Jr. and Ronald Snellgrove.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.  She is survived by her children, Manuel (Maria) Ray, Cheryl (Eddie) Crews, Debbie Woolard, Glynn (Pam) Raper; a sister, Frances (Roy) Lansdell; a brother, Charles (Marilyn) Snellgrove; grandchildren, Jason (Ansley) Ray, Michael (Alyssa) Ray, Chasity (Vandell) Dasher, Bryan (Anna) Crews, Brandi Woolard, Holli Woolard, Alicia (Pete) Mathis, China (Jonathan) Teabeau, Paige Raper; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 15 at Camp Pinckney Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Hall officiating.  The family received friends an hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.

 

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