- November 24, 1977 - January 2, 2013
- Locust Grove, Georgia
of Shawna 's Passing
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“She will be so very missed, but never forgotten. I will always remember her as being a sweet hearted, good natured, humble and sincere young...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Pamela Hunt - McDonough, GA
“Good Night Shawna. You will never be forgotten. Now, Rest In Peace.
2 of 48 | Posted by: McGinniss - Roswell, GA
“So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you. May your memories and God's love comfort you always.
3 of 48 | Posted by: Ela Jean Harrison McCart - Monroe, GA
“sorry for your loss keeping youall in our prayers
4 of 48 | Posted by: Peggy and Fred sims - jonesboro, GA
“I MET SHAWNA THRU MY SON ,SHE IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SWEET PERSON,AN AWESOME MOM TO HER SWEET BABY GIRL AND A LOVING WIFE TO HER HUSBAND.SHE WILL TRULY...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: wanda powell - mcdonough, GA
“Dewey, Debbie and the entire Britt and Norton families
When I read this it is such a statement about Shawna and her courageous Battle...
When life...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: Sue & Steve Brooks - Jonesboro, GA
“Dewey - Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Anything we can do, we'll be there.
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7 of 48 | Posted by: Chris Sawyer - Cape Coral, FL
“To Britt, family and friendso sorry for your loss. The death of a loved one is very painful. This is why God, had his Son to make this promise ,found...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Sandra Rhodes - Macon, GA
“To Shawna's husband, daughter, Mom, Dad, and extended family and friends you will forever be in my thoughts and prayers.
9 of 48 | Posted by: Mindy Pike Spence - Hampton, GA
“Dewey and Graycen,
May God comfort you in the coming days and years. Peace to you.
10 of 48 | Posted by: Bob and Anne Zelko - NY
“Shawna, I remember in high school how you had such a contagious spirit. You were always so nice and graceful. Now, you are with God and are in no...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Dejuan Lee - Hampton, GA
“What a great loss for all of us and what a huge gain for a beautiful place called Heaven !!! My heart goes out to all the family. Know that she is...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Nita Champion - Carrollton, GA
“Dewey and family - I pray that God will comfort you during your time of loss. Shawna was a wonderful friend and always had a smile on her face.....Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Jennifer Phillips - Douglasville, GA
“Our deepest sympathies to Shawna's husband, daughter,parents,family and friends.
No parent should ever bury their child no matter the age.
Many...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Denise Richardson - FL
“Dear Timmy and family. Thinking of you and I am so sorry for your lost.
15 of 48 | Posted by: Carol Norton - Laurel Hill, NC
“I never had the blessing of meeting Shawna. However I know from what I have seen in pictures on facebook that she was a very special lady. She gave...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: Angelia Harper - Gainesville, GA
“Shawna, I didn't know you personally but are friends with your parents. You will be missed dearly and I'm praying for everyone in your family to be...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Beth Thornton Gilbert - McDonough, GA
“I knew Shawna through her mother-in-law, Joan. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. I'm sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Teresa Johnson - McDonough, GA
“You will be missed! Heaven has gained another angel. You may never know how much you have blessed my life.
19 of 48 | Posted by: Terrecia - Marietta, GA
“Our sweetest memories of Shawna were when our daughter Tiffany and Shawna played softball in Clayton County.Shawna was an exceptional addition to...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: John and Linda Lester - Covington, GA
“i did not know shawna personaly but i knew her through ms. joan and she was truley loved by her i know she will be missed so sorry for your loss.tammy
21 of 48 | Posted by: tammy daly - jackson, GA
“R.I.P you will be missed
22 of 48 | Posted by: Dicksie - griffin, GA
“I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Shawna. Although I did not know her well, we were in the same graduating class at JHS. I will keep your...Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Melissa (Gamber) Collum - GA
“i met shawna at kristen baby shower.i knew she was a very caring and loving person.she loved her family and her husband and baby with all her heart...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: brenda herring - dacula, GA
“I sat with Shawna at Kristen's baby shower for at least an hour. The whole hour she and I laughed and hit it off so quick. What a pleasure to have...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Tammy Forde - Dacula, GA
“You will be missed.
26 of 48 | Posted by: Robbie Bombardieri - Duluth, GA
“The few times that I saw Shawna, she always had a bright smile. Being around her just made you happy. So sorry for all her family and loved ones.
27 of 48 | Posted by: ann byrnes - sugar hill, GA
“I was saddened to hear of Shawna's diagnosis of GBM and am now even more saddened to hear of her passing. I'm not sad for her now, though, I'm sad...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: Holly Hoenes Larrick - Forsyth, GA
“sorry for your loss and all my prayers to Dewey and the family
29 of 48 | Posted by: Katrina Godsgifttomankind Abdulmateen
“Becky and family im so sorry for your loss. Iv never met you but my heart goes out to you and your family . With loosing a spouse to the same brain...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: Hope Thompson - Hoschton, GA
“May you rest in peace Shawna.
31 of 48 | Posted by: Sue Burnett
“You and your family are in my thoughts. Shawna was a bright light in anyones life she came in contact with. I enjoyed my time with her on the...Read More »
32 of 48 | Posted by: Angela Hackler - Knoxville, MD
“Shawna, you will be truly missed.
33 of 48 | Posted by: Wendell Brock - Atlanta, GA
“Rest in Peace
34 of 48 | Posted by: CANDY CLARKE - JONESBORO, GA
“Shawna you will be so missed because you were so loved. That smile could light a room. Prayers for all the family whom I also love so much.
35 of 48 | Posted by: Regina Frazee - Powder Springs, GA
“You will truly be missed, my original Little...Love you and praying that you have finally found peace and healing. I know you are sitting front row...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: Soo Son
“Shawna - you will greatly be missed - you have a beautiful heart and smile and such an influential person. It is amazing how fate works - you...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Lisa Calvert - Mcdonough, GA
“Shawna will be truly missed
38 of 48 | Posted by: Sheryl Steele Gray - Senoia, GA
“I did not Know you personally but I know your parents and followed you battle! You were my Hero, you made me smile while I was sad because of you I...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Beverly Thornton Sewell - GA
“I am so sorry for you loss. Love and hugs and prayers to the family. She had a smile that would light up the world.
40 of 48 | Posted by: Susan Bradford and James Bradford - GA
“I am so sorry for the loss of Shawna. I knew of Shawna thru her sister in law Becky. May God bless all of her family and friends thru this difficult...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Tammy Hammock - Sharpsburg, GA
“Heaven has recieved a special Angel, I will always remember your pretty little smile. I wish heaven had a camera for all of us to see your beatiful...Read More »
42 of 48 | Posted by: Denise Shamrock - Senoia, GA
“Shawna you will be truly missed as a friend and team mate. You are such an inspiration to all young women. Love you.
43 of 48 | Posted by: Tabby Lee and family - friend
“I'm so sad to hear about sweet Shawana passing. We are praying for the family & our thoughts are with Dewey & that sweet baby girl.
44 of 48 | Posted by: Niki & Hailey Holder - McDOnough
“We may not have spoken the last few years but you we always be part of my childhood memories! Heaven has gained a truly wonderful woman! See you...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Melissa Peppers - Newnan, GA
“The world has definitely lost a bright light. I love you Shawna!!
46 of 48 | Posted by: Gail Martin - Buchanan, GA
“This candle is for you love.
47 of 48 | Posted by: katrina fann - jonesboro, GA
“God bless this beautiful young woman and the loved ones she has left behind.
48 of 48 | Posted by: katrina fann - jonesboro, GA
Mrs. Shawna Elaine Britt, age 35, of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away January 2, 2013. Shawna was born in Clayton County and graduated from Jonesboro High School Class of 1996. She received her BS degree from Georgia State University. Shawna enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was an avid sports fan, very athletic and she enjoyed playing softball. Survivors are her husband, Dewey Britt of Locust Grove; daughter, Graycen Britt of Locust Grove; parents Timmy and Debbie Norton of Fayetteville; grandparents, Sue and Gene Godfrey of Hampton and Lucy Bryson of Fayetteville; mother and father-in-law, Joan and Dewey Wayne Britt Sr. of Locust Grove; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral service for Shawna will be Saturday, January 5, 2013 – 11:00 AM in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Sheffield officiating. Interment will be at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6 – 8:00 PM. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough 770-914-8833 haistenfunerals.com For those who wish a memorial fund has been set up for Graycen (Shawna and Dewey's 19 month old daughter) http://igg.me/p/295028/x/1899813