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1011 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605
Phone: (864) 242-1144
Fax: (864) 232-4636
Melvin Shell

Melvin Shell

Tuesday February 9, 1926 - Saturday January 26, 2019
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Mr. Melvin Shell, 92, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at McCall Hospice House. He was a son of the late Chris Owens and Janice Shell.

He attended Fountain Inn Public Schools and was employed at Leroy Breazeale Construction. He was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Shell; two daughters, Dorothy Langston and Brenda Shell; a son, Melvin Shell, Jr.; a grandson, Jerome Gambrell.; and granddaughter, Tara Shell.

Left to cherish many fond memories are six daughters, Phyllis (Michael) Choice, Elizabeth (Calvin) Gambrell, Sally Shell, Audrey Shell, Lisa Shell and Tammy Shell, all of Greenville, SC; three sons, Danny Shell, Arthur Shell and James (Shawn) Shell, all of Greenville, SC; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Our Father, which art in Heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy Kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day, our daily bread and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil;for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever, Amen.
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    Sunday February 3, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Sunday February 3, 2019 4:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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Posted at 03:22pm
We are sorry to hear of you loss. Would have been there, but didn't know. Levi Shell and family.

Posted at 12:55pm
Sending my condolences to Shell Family from Whitehurst Family


Posted at 01:43pm
To: The Shell family's you'll have my deepest sympathy and I'm sorry for your loss. From: Annette Lee & The Lee Family's!!!!


Posted at 01:39pm
To: Phyllis , Sally, Audrey, Lisa and the whole entire Shell family's you all have me and my family's deepest sympathy and I'm sorry for your loss , and to be absent from the body is to be present with Our Lord & blessit Savoir Jesus Christ Amen. and again you'll have my deepest sympathy. From: Annette Lee & The Lee Family!!!


Posted at 10:54am
With my sincere sympathy to your family; May your treasured memories continue to provide a measure of comfort and peace to the family. Please be strengthened from (Isaiah 61:1,2) our God Jehovha "binds up the broken-hearted and comforts all who mourn"

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