Interview with Shanna Sheats, March 25, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Shanna Sheats was born in 1975 in Athens and grew up off Timothy Road. In this interview, Sheats recalls her integrated education at Timothy Road Elementary, Clarke Middle School, and Clarke Central High School. She discusses attending several colleges, including Piedmont College and mortuary college, and ending up at her current position as a Funeral Director at Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home, run by her family. Sheats also highlights the critical roles played by funeral homes and directors, both in the past and modern day, and emphasizes the importance of knowledge and learning.

Date

2023-03-25

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-093

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Duration

51 minutes



Citation

Shanna Sheats and William Breeding, “Interview with Shanna Sheats, March 25, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-093.

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