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Wilhelmina Morris Shotwell

d. January 18, 2018

Wilhelmina Morris Shotwell, age 83 of Granville County passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 18, 2018 at her home. She was a native of Halifax County and a daughter to the late John Henry and Sarah O'Geary Morris. Wilhelmina was married to her long-time friend, Edwin Shotwell. She was a homemaker and farmer by her husband's side while raising a strong family in northern Granville County. She earned a high school degree and went on to complete some college in her early years. Wilhelmina is survived by her husband of 64 years and her three sons; Edwin "Butch Shotwell, Steve Shotwell (Kelly), and John Shotwell; five grandchildren, Darrell Shotwell, Sarah Shotwell, James Shotwell, Kerry Shotwell, and Laura Shotwell; three great grandchildren; and her brother James Morris. Mrs. Shotwell was predeceased by her sisters Virginia Tuck, Annie Mae Glasscock, Flora Adkins, and Irma Newton, and her daughter-in-law Deborah Shotwell. Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM Monday January 22, 2018 at Gentry Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow at the home place. Flowers are acceptable or donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Gentry Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home is proudly serving the Shotwell family.

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