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Gwendola Freeman Shortte

December 24, 1930 ~ May 14, 2019 (age 88)

Mrs. Gwendola (Gwen) Shortte, 88, of 3457 Roanoke Road passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Shortte was born December 24, 1930 in LaGrange. She and her late husband Willard Harmon Shortte, Jr were business entrepreneurs’ and were owners and operators of the 5 & 10cent store on Bull street and a laundry mat on Greenville Street.
Survivors include
Daughter: Sylvia Johnson
Granddaughter and her husband: Ashley & Gene Adams
Grandson and his wife: Jay R. & Wendy Johnson
5 Great-grandchildren
Gavin Adams, Evan Adams, Jonathan Pierson, Weston Adams, and Josephine Johnson

Family graveside services were held at 10:00 A.M. Friday from the Shortte Family Lot in Shadowlawn with family members presiding. Interment was  in Shadowlawn Cemetery.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Gwendola (Gwen) Shortte were by Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange, Georgia.

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