MRS. NELL SHAHAN KAY, age 87 of Rock Spring passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at her daughters home in Cleveland, TN.
She was born in Villanow, Georgia on April 22, 1927 to the late James Craig and Fannie Jewell Shahan. Nell was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. She graduated from Westside High School in May of 1945. Then going on to get her Cosmetology degree at Cosmetology School in Chattanooga. During her career she operated two shop in which she taught cosmetology and was a very devoted Red Cross Volunteer at Hutchison Medical Center. Mrs. Nell Kay will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Carlton Kay; brothers James C. “June bug” Shahan and Bernard “Hap” Shahan; and sister Clara M. “Sis” Lee.
Survived by daughters and sons-in-law Carla Gammon Hunt, Anita (Mike) Gearrin, Janice (Wayne) Kendrick and Donna (Bobby) Brown; brother Howard “Pill” Shahan; sister Doris McClendon; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel Friday, Feb. 27 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Todd Smith officiating.
Interment in the Rock Spring Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
The arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.