Official Obituary of

Daphne (Shelnutt) Kersey

January 11, 1978 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 46) 46 Years Old

Daphne Kersey Obituary

Daphne Shelnutt Kersey of Union Point, GA, age 46, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2024 at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. Born in Greensboro, GA on January 11, 1978 she was a lifelong resident of Greene County and the daughter of Naomi Moncrief Shelnutt of White Plains, GA and the late Dock Hammond Shelnutt, Jr.  In 1996 she graduated from Nathanael Greene Academy. Daphne was the Administrative Assistant for Rayle Electric Membership Corporation.  She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, Naomi Shelnutt of White Plains, GA, she is survived by a sister, Dannah Strozier and her husband Steven of Madison, GA; a brother, Dock Shelnutt III and his wife Sherrer of White Plains, GA; six nieces and nephews, Caleb Strozier and his wife Adriana, Kyle Strozier, Tylor Strozier Armistead and her husband Justin, Taylor Strozier, D. J. Shelnutt and his wife Haley and Dalton Shelnutt and his wife Tanna; great nieces, Ryleigh Kate Shelnutt,and Ella Grae Shelnutt; and nephew, Gio Uribe. She loved cats and leaves behind her pet, Chance.

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, 1020 Main Street East, White Plains, GA 30678 with Rev. Lem Clark officiating.  The family will receive friends at the graveside from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service. The family requests that any memorials be made to Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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March 28, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, White Plains, Georgia

Graveside Service
March 28, 2024

11:00 AM
White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, White Plains


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