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Colean Chilton Shropshire

Colean Chilton Shropshire, 90, went home to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, May 25, 2020 at Evergreen Memory Gardens. Colean was born in Rockingham County to the late Joseph Pinkney and Mary Carter Chilton. She worked at Lorillard Tobacco Company for 32 years. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanette Sawyers Sanchez; brothers, Garland, Calvin, Jessie, David Wayne, Sr. and Raymond Chilton; sisters, Lucille Wheeler, Doris Billingsley, Elaine Reynolds, Alvinia Chilton and Vivian Denny; and 9 step brothers and sisters. She is survived by her husband, Claude Shropshire; grandson, Ellis Sawyers (Teresa); great grandchildren, Ellis Sawyers, II, Brant and Brenna Sawyers; sisters, Cleo Lawson, Mary Smith and Josephine Hopkins as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4A Oak Branch Drive Greensboro, NC 27407

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Jo Ann Smith May 25 2020 1:10 PM

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June Crowder Chilton May 23 2020 8:36 PM

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Linda Andrews May 23 2020 8:32 PM

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Alice Setliff May 23 2020 7:19 AM

Such a beautiful, kind & sweet Aunt! Heaven has gained a wonderful lady, praying for all of the family. Love, Brian, Gary & Kim

Kim Shropshire Goforth May 23 2020 7:11 AM

Sending love to all those that were close to Aunt Colleen. We will all miss her until we meet again in heaven. No more pain and so thankful she is with Jeanette and all our loved ones . Rejoice in Jesus Name, Amen :pray::skin-tone-3:

Yvonne Ward Williams May 22 2020 10:27 PM

What A Precious Sister in law .

Barbara Chilton May 22 2020 10:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Colean Shropshire

Barbara Chilton May 22 2020 10:54 AM