Elizabeth H. Shannon PDF Print E-mail

Elizabeth Hawkins Shannon, 99, of Newberry, widow of William Henry Shannon, Jr., died Sunday, January 31, 2021 at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Born on October 2, 1921 in the Hartford Community of Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late Blumer P. and Mary Elizabeth Sligh Hawkins. Mrs. Shannon was a member of Central United Methodist Church where she was a past member of the Ezell Bible Class.

She is survived by a son, William Henry Shannon, III of Newberry; a special niece, Rosemary Dominick of Columbia; and special great-nieces, Patty Bobb of Camden and Melba Bowers of Prosperity. She was predeceased by a son, George Hawkins Shannon; brothers, George Hawkins, Jack Hawkins, Dudley Hawkins, Carl Hawkins, and Willie Hawkins; and sisters, Margaret Boozer, Lillie Waters, Sarah Wessinger, Mary Sease, and Ruth Lominack.

Graveside services will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Joe Long and the Rev. Jim Williams. The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside. Due to Covid-19 concerns, there will be no receiving of friends at the home. Friends and family are invited to come by the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home to pay their respects and sign the guest register.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, PO Box 67, Newberry, SC 29108.

The family would like to thank her Stephen Minister, Jackie Mount, the staff of J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home , and M.S.A. Hospice for their love and care.




#7 Donna Shealy 2021-02-03 18:51
Mrs.Elizabeth made and altered many pieces of clothing for me . She was always so patient and sweet.
#6 Alice Longshore 2021-02-02 12:13
To the Shannara family and to Patty Bobb. Sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your family in our thoughts and payers. Love Alice & John Longshore
#5 Harriett Rucker 2021-02-01 19:16
Henry, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your mom was a sweet and loving lady. She was always so kind to everyone. We always enjoyed being members of Central with her. We have missed her so much since her illness. You have been a wonderful, thoughtful, and caring son. Please call on us if you have a need. We are here for you.
Love and blessings to you. Harriett and Johnny
#4 Annie Laurie Dorroh 2021-02-01 18:38
We are keeping you close in our thoughts and prayers Henry. Your mother was such a sweet lady . Annie Laurie and David
#3 Cindy Leitzsey 2021-02-01 13:19
We at College Animal Hospital always enjoyed Mrs Shannon bringing in her little dogs for visits to the Vet She was a joy to talk to and have missed her very much Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family Cindy Leitzsey
#2 Sheriff Lee Foster 2021-02-01 06:37
We are so very sorry on the passing of this fine lady. We wish we could be more personal in our presentation of our sympathies, but are unable. Until then we offer you our prayers and support. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia.
#1 Rosa Saylor 2021-01-31 15:30
You are in my thoughts and prayers.