Mary Frances Shipp, 100, of Greenville passed away early Sunday morning October 3, 2021 at Greenville Health and Rehabilitation.
Mrs. Shipp was born in Greenville, Texas on May 5, 1921, the daughter of Charles Thomas Wood and Birdie Beatrice Edgar Wood. She was a graduate of Greenville High School. She married John Elby Shipp on December 26, 1936. Mary Frances retired from Northern Telecom. She was always busy and liked doing things with her hands. Mary Frances liked people and was considered a prayer warrior by many.
She is survived by her son Charles W. Shipp Greenville, two granddaughters: Jackie Forsblade and spouse Mike, of Mauriceville, Texas and Michelle Rene Parr and spouse Russ, of Fairview, Oregon; great grandchildren: Michael Mitchell and wife Amy of Kenly, North Carolina, Samantha Mitchell of Pasadena, Texas, and Joshua Lucas Parr of Fairview, Oregon. She is also survived by three great great grandchildren: Savannah Martinez of Pasadena, Texas, Lane Martinez of Pasadena, Texas and Isaiah Mitchell of Kenly, North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Jackie Lynn Shipp, daughter in law, Bobbi Shipp, and a great grandson, Michael Casey Holland.
A memorial service for Mrs. Shipp will be held at the Jones-Walker Funeral Chapel at 1209 Live Oak Street, Commerce on Saturday October 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Pastors David London and Gary Griffin will officiate the service.