The funeral service will held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 415 Hosie Waters Street, Montezuma, Georgia.
Shelby Jillian Shaw was born November 17, 1984, to Charlotte Nicholson Shaw and Elijah Shaw, Jr. Shelby was affectionately called “Jill”, “Jill Mae”, “Shel” and “Jilly”, by her family who loves her dearly. Shelby loved family and family time. She was always willing to do whatever she could for her family and friends.
Shelby was a 2003 graduate of Macon County High School where she was a member of the Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team, the MCHS Girls Track Team, MCHS Prom Committee, FVSU Educational Talent Search, and the Foreign Language Club. She was also a Merit List Honor Student. She attended Georgia Southwestern State University and was most recently attending the University of Phoenix seeking a degree in Information Technology. Shelby was employed by Georgia Power VogtleNuclear Plant in Waynesboro, Georgia.
Shelby was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Charles B. Nicholson, and her paternal grandparents, Elijah Shaw Sr. and Catherine Shaw; paternal aunts: Mable Shaw, Brenda Shaw, Elloree McCallum.
Left to cherish beautiful memories of Shelby are her parents: Charlotte Nicholson of Montezuma, Georgia; and Elijah Shaw Jr. of Waynesboro, Georgia; her brothers: Michael Shaw (Jennifer) of West Palm Beach, Florida; Trevor Shaw (Denisha) of Byron, Georgia; Cailon Shaw of Atlanta, Georgia; Elijah Shaw III of Atlanta, Georgia; maternal grandmother, Elois Nicholson of Montezuma, Georgia; Aunts: Caroline Carter (Norman) of Montezuma, Georgia; Christene Clifton (Milton) of Tampa, Florida, Uncles: Robert Nicholson of Miramar, Florida; Daniel Shaw (Carla) of Macon, Georgia; Mark Shaw of Atlanta, Georgia; Great Aunts: Elizabeth Larry (Willie James) of Montezuma, Georgia; Phyllis Nicholson-Middleton of Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Great Uncles: Felix Nicholson of Lansdale, Pennsylvania; James Nicholson (Anita) of Wilmington, Delaware; Joseph Nicholson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Dedicated cousins: Makayla and Vindhya Carter of Montezuma, Georgia; Keishya Larry of Montezuma, Georgia; Sharmillian Larry of Montezuma, Georgia; and a host of relatives and friends.