First Posted: 1/15/2009
Booker T. Shipman, 56, of Apt. 310-D, Berry Court, Chadbourn, formerly of Evergreen, died Tuesday at his home.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Horeb AME Church, the Rev. Tony Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Community Cemetery.
Surviving are a son, Ason Dwayne Powell of Atlanta; a daughter, Dorothy Shipman of Chadbourn; his mother, Mamie L. Shipman of Evergreen; four brothers, Colonel L. Shipman of Cincinnati, Alton Shipman of Spokane, Wash., and Eugene Shipman and Randolph Shipman, both of Evergreen; a sister, Mary G. Dawson of Evergreen; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. before the funeral and at other times at his mother's home, 8569 N.C. 74, Evergreen.