Milton (Keith) Shipp

September 15, 1938 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 81)

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Mrs. Milton Keith Shipp, 81, of Bowdon, widow of the late Herman Shipp, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Carrollton Nursing and Rehab.

Born September 15, 1938 in Newnan, she was a daughter of the late Longino Keith and the late Lena Story Keith.  Mrs. Shipp was a homemaker and was the oldest living member of New Heights Baptist Church in Sharpsburg.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Larry Shipp; brother, Jack Keith; and sisters, Frances Morrow, Edna Jacobs, and Cora Brown.

Survivors include her daughters, Melody Newman (Ernie), Deborah Settle (Michael), and Tina Cook (Mark Newborn); sister, Virginia Banks; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Hillcrest Chapel with Pastor Gregory Scott Morris officiating.  Interment will follow in New Heights Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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November 21, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel
1 Bullsboro Drive,
Newnan, GA 30263

Funeral Service
November 22, 2019

11:00 AM
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel
1 Bullsboro Drive,
Newnan, GA 30263

November 22, 2019

12:00 PM
New Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
2063 Sharpsburg McCollum Road
Sharpsburg, GA 30265

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