Shelby White  Willis
Shelby White Willis

June 29, 1937 - January 31, 2019
Born in Lakeland, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mrs. Shelby White Willis, 81, died Thursday evening (January 31, 2019) at Hospice House Satilla.

She was a native of Lakeland, GA, but she lived most of her life in Waycross. Shelby was formerly employed by Waycross Drug Store.

Shelby is the preceded in death by her parents, Christopher White and Missie Thomas White; and one son, Ray McKinnon; sister, Evelyne Fletcher; and brother, David White.

Survivors include four children, Jerry McKinnon (Art McFarland) of Niagara Falls, NY, Richard Hair of Florida, Elizabeth Willis D’Souza of Waycross and Scott Willis of Waycross; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Hair, Carrin Allen and John Tucker; two sisters, Bonnie Merritt and Wilma Tanner both of Waycross; one brother, Lorenzo Thomas (Faye) of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Brantley County. The family will receive friends 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Sunday, February 3, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Monday, February 4, 2019
1:00 PM