Nancy Spivey Shipman, 74, of Marietta, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
Born in Greensboro, NC, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Ruby Sheets Spivey. “Nanny” loved playing the piano and was a part of the gospel group “Helping Hands” with her late husband, Jack Shipman.
She is survived by her three sons, Johnny Shipman (Becky), Nathan Shipman and Andy Shipman; 7 grandchildren, Ragan (Dee), Bo (Brittany), Jess (Desiray), Brandy (Marcelo), Cara (Jonah), Amber (Josh) and Katie; 8 great grandchildren, Hannah, Kaylob, Hunter, Anthony, Maddie, Graciela, Konner and Deacon; two sisters, Barbara Gilbertson and Linda Finley; and a brother, Jeff Spivey (Doris).
In addition to her parents and loving husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Spivey.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Mountain View Memorial Park in Travelers Rest.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
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