Louis Lewllyn Shann III

June 6, 1949January 28, 2019

Louis Lewllyn Shann, III, age 69 passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019.

He was born in Dover, NJ on June 6, 1949, son of the late Louis L. Shann, II and the late Reba J. Shann. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nicole Woody and sister, Darlene Alvarez.

Survivors include a son, Louis L. Shann, IV; 2 sisters, Louella Post and husband Richard and Emily Shann; 3 brothers, Bobby Shann and wife Anna, Delmer Shann and wife Sherry, David Shann; grandchildren, John Cunningham and fiancé Logan Campbell, Charlie Cunningham and wife Courtney, Laura Woody, and Dixie Woody; great grandchildren, Isabella Cunningham, Dixie Campbell, and Bailey Nicole Cunningham.

A celebration of life for Louis will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Drive, Memphis, TN 38105.


  • Louis L Shann II, Father
  • Reba J Shann, Mother
  • Louis L Shann IV, Son
  • Nicole Woody, Daughter
  • John Covington, Grandchild
  • Charlie Covington, Grandchild
  • Laura Woody, Grandchild
  • Dixie Woody, Grandchild
  • Isabella Cunningham, Great Grandchild
  • Dixie Campbell, Great Grandchild
  • Bailey Nicole Cunningham, Great Grandchild
  • Louella Post, Sister
  • Emily Shann, Sister
  • Bobby Shann, Brother
  • Delmer Shann, Brother
  • David Shann, Brother
  • Darlene Alvarez, Sister

  • to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 2, 2019

Louis Lewllyn Shann III

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crystal bulchie

February 4, 2019

Uncle Louie,
I will miss you so much, I will miss the messages you use to leave me , during the NFL Football season, or you posting your guitar videos, tell Mema, Grandpa, aunt Darlene, uncle vince, uncle ed that I love and miss the.. love you always uncle louie...