Morrow, Joan Michelle "Shelly"

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Joan Michelle “Shelley” Morrow, of the Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe area, died on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the age of 65.

She is survived by her two sisters, Mary Crabtree and Suzanne Galione; brother, Martin Vandermolen; sons, Jason and Josh Morrow; grandchildren, Austin and Christopher (Melissa) Morrow, Brien Heberer, Christine Greene; and great-grandchildren, Olivia Thacker, Paisley Heberer, and Ellie Hall.

Services will be held at New Liberty Baptist Church on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 5 p.m. for family and close friends.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory; Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.



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