Dorothy Holley Shockley

  •  Dorothy Holley Shockley

Born in Augusta, GA on July 26, 1926

Departed on April 7, 2019 and resided in Marietta, GA

Dorothy Holley Shockley passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019. Dot was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 26, 1926. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of seventy-two years, Edward Julian Shockley, two brothers, and eldest son, Edward Julian Shockley, JR. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Steven and Ethel Shockley; her daughter in law, Susan Shockley; her grandchildren, Christopher [Kelly] Shockley, Nathanael [Shannon] Shockley, Matthew Shockley, and Samantha Shockley; and great grandchildren, Savannah, Cooper, Noah, Ryder, Eli, Jasper, and Wyatt Shockley.

She graduated from Tubman High School in Augusta, Georgia, and married Edward Shockley on November 24, 1945. Dorothy and Edward were long time members of Sandy Springs United Methodist Church and founding members of the Cherokee Town and Country Club. Dorothy was an active volunteer at Northside Hospital and a docent at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion. She joined Atlanta Chapter of Assistance League in 1988 where she was dedicated to the Housewares Dept for many years. In 2007, Dot was presented the Ada Edward Laughlin Award for her diligent work.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 3 in the 1905 Chapel at Midway Presbyterian Church, Powder Springs, GA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Assistance League of Atlanta, 3534 Broad Street, Chamblee, GA 30341.


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  1. Carol Holley White April 20, 2019 at 11:08 am - Reply

    Steve, I am so very sorry to hear of Aunt Dot’s passing. May the Lord give you comfort in knowing that she is once again with Uncle Ed and Chip and that you will see them all again one day. God bless you and Ethel and the rest of your family.

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