Helen Marjean (Lewis) Shinall

March 19, 1932April 6, 2019

Helen Marjean Lewis Shinall of Atlanta, GA passed away Saturday, April 06, 2019. Helen was born in Cartersville, GA to the late Mr. Howard V. Lewis and Mrs. Lucille Guyton Lewis.

Helen was an extremely delightful lady, her beauty was found both inside and out. She was elegant, sophisticated and always impeccably dressed. Helen spent her career in commercial real estate, being one of the first female commercial agents in Atlanta. The most important thing in Helen's life was her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother a.k.a , "Mama II". Her kind hearted nature and heart of gold will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Helen is preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Herman Shinall, brothers; Herman, James, Clyde, and Donald Lewis, sisters: Mary Woods and Dorothy Chitwood.

She is survived by her daughters, Yvonne Berry, Vicki Sawyer, and Janet (David) Wiley, grandchildren; Alex Sawyer, Elizabeth Skerrett, and Rachel Householder, great grandchildren; Aiden, Emily, Owen and Jordan, brother, Gene (Wilma) Lewis and brother-in-law, Cecil Chitwood.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home at two o'clock in the afternoon with the Rev. Kenny Jacobs officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Shinall Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from twelve o'clock noon until the service hour.

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Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the Shinall Family in this most difficult time.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Helen Marjean (Lewis) Shinall

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