Florine (Fanning) Shellhouse

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Florine Fanning
Shellhouse
AIKEN, SC - Mrs. Florine Fanning Shellhouse, 93, wife of the late Robert W. Shellhouse, Sr. passed away peacefully on January 10, 2016. She was born on March 14, 1922 to the late John Allen and Beulah Vann Fanning.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 13 at 2 PM at First Baptist Church, Aiken with the Reverend Dr. Fred W. Andrea, III officiating. Interment will follow in Historic Bethany Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be employees of Shellhouse Funeral Home and Shellhouse Rivers Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers are Mr. and Mrs. James Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brady and Mr. and Mrs. Mackey Scott, Jr.
Mrs. Shellhouse lived most of her life in the Shaws Fork Community where she was famous for her "hot suppers" and fish fries at the "Pond House". She was a long time member of Shaws Fork Baptist Church. Upon moving to downtown, she joined Aiken's First Baptist Church. She was retired from Aiken Electric Cooperative after 22 years of service as a receptionist. "Flo" was an avid gardener and former member of Country Gardeners Garden Club. She was also a former member of Daughters of the American Revolution, a member of the local Red Hat Society, and served as a volunteer with the Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken County at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Flo will be remembered as a gracious hostess and a true "Southern Lady".
Mrs. Shellhouse is survived by a son, Robert W. (Brenda) Shellhouse; granddaughters, Tricia (Brad) Swartz, Savannah, Ga. and Breigh Anne (Graham) Hall, Aiken; great-grandchildren, Lily Kate and Abigail Tara Swartz and Robert Pierson Hall. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Tara Lee Shellhouse and brothers Robert Fanning and John Fanning.
Memorials may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1122 Lady Street, Suite 1000, Columbia, SC 29201.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 12 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, 924 Hayne Avenue, Aiken, SC.
Mrs. Shellhouse's online guestbook may be signed at www.shellhousefuneralhome.com
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Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc. - Aiken
924 Hayne Ave.
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 642-3456
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Jan. 12, 2016