Wednesday, June 21, 1933 - Friday, March 24, 2017
Mrs. JoAnn Shipes a resident of Wesley Place on Honeysuckle in Dothan, formerly of Slocomb passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. She was 83.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb with Rev. Dicky McAllister officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday beginning at 2:00 p.m. and continuing until service time.
Mrs. Shipes was born June 21, 1933 in Geneva County to the late Lee Roy and Ruth Burdeshaw Hidle. JoAnn was a faithful servant of Christ. She enjoyed working in her flower garden and cooking. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, three brothers: Rev. David Hidle, Andrew Paul Hidle and John Caraway preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna Ruth Wilkes (Johnny), Dothan; one son, Steven Shipes (Kathy), Slocomb; six grandchildren: James Derick Stevens (Dawn), James Devan Stevens (Rhonda), Kelly Wayne Kemp (Michele), Brandy Nicole Szczekot. Justin Steven Shipes (Monica) and Brittany Deanna Shipes; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Melba Sizemore (Harvey), Hartford; sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.