2006-09-13 / Obituaries

James F. Sheffield



James Felton Sheffield, 76, of Austell died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006.

Mr. Sheffield was a native of Miller County and a former resident of Early County. He was a long time member of Blakely Lodge #286 F&AM. He was a navy veteran and member of the First Baptist Church of Mableton. Mr. Sheffield was a retired construction superintendent with over 30 years of service with McKinney Drilling in Lithonia Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Mercer Sheffield of Austell; a daughter Sandy Gilbert of Mabelton; a brother, Harry Sheffield of Auburndale, Fla.; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Mableton with Rev. Tim Childers officiating. Interment followed at Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs.

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