Shirley P. Sheridan, of Newborn, passed away Jan. 13, 2017, at the age of 94. In addition to the Pine Grove Ladies Club, Mrs. Sheridan was a member of the Covington Service Guild for more than 20 years, and the Newton County Hospital Auxiliary - with more than 5,500 hours of volunteer work. Mrs. Sheridan was a member of Newborn United Methodist Church. She loved playing bridge, and could be found climbing trees at Arbor Day celebrations in Newborn. Mrs. Sheridan lived all over the world, and taught many years as an elementary school teacher in several school systems across the nation. She was an excellent teacher who dearly loved her students. During her youth, Mrs. Sheridan showed Five-Gaited Saddlebred horses. Preceding her in death was her husband, Roger W. Sheridan; parents, Charles Cutler and Margaret (Harris) Parsons.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-laws, Kathleen Sheridan and Richard Farber, of Holland, Margaret and Kyser Cartledge, of Conyers, Susan Johnston, of Newborn, Sherrie Sheridan of, Lula; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Sheridan of Roanoke, Virginia, Larry and Debra Sheridan of Marietta; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Sheridan will be held Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, 11 a.m., at Newborn United Methodist Church, 118 Church St., in Newborn, with Rev. CeCe Nickolich officiating.