Louanne Marshall Shell, 85, of Camden, SC, and formerly of Ninety Six, SC, died on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. She was the wife of the late John Clinton Shell, Jr., to whom she was married for 54 years.
Born in Ninety Six on August 23, 1925, Mrs. Shell was the daughter of the late John Cobb (Jack) Marshall and Virginia Werts (Jennie) Marshall. She was a graduate of Lander College in the Class of 1946, where she was President of her class in her junior and senior years. She taught in the schools of Honea Path, Laurens, and Winnsboro. Most recently a member of Lyttleton Street UMC in Camden, Mrs. Shell had been an active member of St. Paul UMC in Ninety Six, where she served as President of the United Methodist Women and as leader of Circle One.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, John Clinton Shell III and Claire Flowers Shell of Camden, daughter Virginia Marshall (Jensy) Shell of Adairsville, GA; two grandchildren, Catherine Shell Ryan and husband Martin Anthony Ryan of Newcastle, NSW, Australia, and John Clinton Shell IV of Camden; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Richard G. Shell of Laurens; and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held on Sunday, July 10 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Ninety Six. Memorials may be sent to St. Paul UMC, 301 North Cambridge Street, Ninety Six, SC 29666.