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Shirley Lois Eppinette (Ellis), 73, of Columbus, Georgia passed way July 31, 2020.
Her ashes will be spread at an undisclosed location at a later date.
Mrs. Eppinette was born October 8, 1946 in Columbus, Georgia to the late Grace Lois Ellis and Frank William Ellis, Sr. Shirley adored spending time with her family and loved ones. She was known for her culinary skills and enjoyed spending her free time fishing and crafting. She was known to enjoy playing cards, bingo, the lottery and slot machines. She was loved greatly by her family and will be missed dearly.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Wilber Eppinette; daughter, Shannon Paige Creel, and a sister, Melba Michael. Survivors include her son, Derek Scott Creel; grandsons, Joshua Brett Creel and Jesse Tyler Creel; siblings, Lora Ellis Pflugrad, Margaret Voorhees, Frank Williams Ellis, Jr., Kenneth Cadel Ellis; sister-in-laws, Rena Faye Ellis and Lynelle Ellis; dear friend, Grace Chambless, and eight nieces and nephews and a host of extended family and friends.
The Eppinette family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 7500 Veterans Parkway, Suite A, Columbus, Georgia 31909, 706-577-0055. The family invites you to leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Mrs. Shirley below.