Obituary of Ethel Jean Shipley
LUGOFF – A service to celebrate the life of Ethel Jean Shipley, 78, will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Charles Everett will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Shipley passed away at MUSC Kershaw Health on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Born in Johnson City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Pauline Whaley Salts. She was a member of The Way Church. Mrs. Shipley enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, Benjamin L. Shipley; children, Raymond Lee Britt, Carl M. Kelley (Cindy), Carmen Michele Storey (Billy), and Johnny Ray Shipley (Brandi); brothers, Johnny Ray Nickles and Mike Nickles; sisters, Rita Faye Nickles Kent and Donna Blakley; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Herb Nickles, Charles Nickles and Jackie Nickles.