Marion Glenn Shea, 74, of Brooks County, Ga., formerly of Lake Park, Ga., died at his home of an accidental death on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Born in Greenville on December 25, 1937, he was the son of the late Lester and Nettie Mae Brannen Shea. Mr. Shea was the owner of Everetts Well Drilling and Irrigation for the past 33 years. He enjoyed working his business and he always said that if he couldn’t make a friend he had rather not work for you! He enjoyed fishing, gardening and traveling and loved spending time at his RV in Welaka, Florida on Little Lake George and the St. John’s River. Most of all he was a family man, enjoying his family, grandchildren and two great granddaughters. Mr. Shea was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Phyllis Phillips Shea of Brooks County; son and daughter in law, Tony and Kim Shea of Lake Park, daughter and son in law, Jeanie and Dale Tyler of Brooks County; grandchildren, Landon and Lexi Shea, Devan and Ethan Tyler, Lindsay and Willis Colson; two great granddaughters, Hannah Colson and Lilly Tyler; brothers, Bill Shea of Greenville, Florida, Tom and Martha Shea of Valdosta; sisters, Inez Pridgen of Lake Park, Jimmie Roberts of Cherry Lake, Florida, Mary and Howard White of Alabama; a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, brothers, M.L. Shea, O.P. (Mutt) Shea and a sister, Del Ray Miller.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery. Mr. Marvin Greene and Mr. Tom Ray Kelly will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5 – 7 p.m. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com