Ms. Nellie Kate Shaw Benefield, age 96 of Cedartown, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.
She was born on April 8, 1920 in Riverdale,. the daughter of the late John W. and Cassie Mae Sealark Shaw.
Ms. Benefield is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Dottie Benefield and one granddaughter, Lacey Benefield.
Ms. Benefield is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond R. Benefield; sisters, Willie M. Shaw, Virginia Carol, Erin Shaw and Caren Barber and brothers, Ralph Shaw, Wesley Shaw, Boyce Shaw, Joel Shaw and Pierce Shaw.
A graveside service for Ms. Nellie Kate Shaw Benefield was conducted on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Northview Cemetery with Olin L. Gammage officiating.
The family has requested that flowers are to be omitted and donations can be made to Second Baptist Church, 152 Evergreen Lane, Cedartown, Ga., 30125.
Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online guestbook at gammagefh. com.
The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home handled the arrangements for Ms. Nellie Kate Shaw Benefield.