Nita Shattles, 90, of Hattiesburg, MS died May 5, 2017 with her family by her side.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday at Hardy Street Baptist Church Chapel with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM.
She was born to the late Fred and Sadie Mae Herrington on February 23, 1927.
Nita was a homemaker and belong to several garden clubs, bridge clubs, and was active in church activities, as well as a prayer warrior to many.
She was preceded in death by ten siblings: Clayton Herrington, Metta Hagerman, Jess Wilard Herrington, Carleen Hagerman, Bernard Herrington, Roberta Sadler, Fredrick Gaston Herrington, Margarice Herrington, Gloria Tafty, and Delano Herrington.
Nita was the beloved mother to Sandra Pebbles of Hattiesbsurg and the late Lynn Shattles of Hattiesburg. She is survived by four grandchildren, Lesley Fairley of Vancleave, MS, Kyle Shattles of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Ryan Peebles (Mandy) of Brentwood, TN, and Emily Shattles of Hattiesburg; five great-grandchildren, Anna Kathryn Fairley, Jake Fairley, Payne Peebles, Anne Kaiser Peebles, and Sadie Carlisle Peebles.
Memorials may be made to the Senior Adult Ministry of Hardy Street Baptist Church.