Garry Wayne Shahan, 73, former correctional officer for Ft. Pillow Prison and former security officer for Charms, died June 26, 2019. He was a founding member of Fellowship Bible Church and a US Navy Vietnam War Veteran. The widower of Betty Rice Shahan, he leaves his sons Christopher (Sheryl) Shahan of Brighton and Bryon (Lexie) Shahan of Munford; step-sons David (Christa) Rice of Covington and Danny (Alicia) Rice of Milleton, FL; sister Shirley (Wayne) Parr of Garland; grandchildren Samantha Jackson, Nigel Rice, Nicole Rice, Charli Morgan Rice, Isabella Shahan, Emily Shahan, Gracie Yarbro, Kylee Brackey, and Charlie Brackey; and great-grandchildren C J Jackson and Cylon Wayne Jackson. Mr. Shahan was also preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Margaret Pittman Shahan; sister Laverne Lewis; and brother Harold Shahan, Jr.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 30, from 12 PM until service time at 2PM, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens.