Mr. Ernest J. "Atiba" Shanks, Jr.
NORWOOD, Ga. - Mr. Ernest J. "Atiba" Shanks, Jr. entered into
rest Thursday, February 18, 2010, at McDuffie Regional Medical
Center in Thomson.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 25, 2010 at
1 p.m. from Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church with
Reverend Stephen J. Delaine officiating. Interment was in Cedar Grove
He is survived by his wife, LaVonda (Adama) Shanks, Norwood; his
two sons, Shomari Shanks, Shreveport, LA and Jamal Shanks, Atlanta;
two sisters, Edith Shanks - Burnett, Philadelphia, PA (daughter, Sharon)
and Theresa Shanks - Brooks , Augusta, (son, Tyrone); brother, Clarence
Shanks, Augusta; sister, Patricia LaFluer, Fort Pierce, FL; two sistersin-
law, JoAnn Sears, Norwood, and Barbara Sinkfield, Brooklyn, NY;
three brothers-in-law, Gregory Jackson, Norwood, Dwayne Jackson
(Chris), Oceanside, CA, and Isiah Jackson, III (Linda), Shreveport, LA;
and a host of nieces, nephews and many special friends and family.
W. H. Mays Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, March 04, 2010