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Frances Sheffield Orris

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Feb. 29, 1960 - Feb. 17, 2020

LAWRENCEVILLE: Ms. Frances Sheffield Orris, 59, of Lawrenceville, passed away Feb. 17. A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 3 at Greenwood Baptist Church, 3400 Gray Highway, Gray, Georgia at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Kim Washburn officiated.

Ms. Orris was born in Macon, Feb. 29, 1960. She attended school in Jones County from the first grade through the 12th grade and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia. She was a lifelong Georgia Bulldog fan and especially loved college football. In 1984, she married

In 1984, she married and moved to the Atlanta area, and she lived in Lawrenceville for over 30 years. Ms. Orris worked for Greentree Landscaping for 12 years, beginning as a service technician, and eventually bought part ownership in the business. Ms. Orris had a great

Ms. Orris had a great love for animals and had at least one for most of her life. All of her animals came to her by being rescued. Ms. Orris was of the Baptist faith.

Ms. Orris is preceded in death by her grandparents, C.B. and Pauline Washburn and Jack and Ann Lee Sheffield; and her father, Thomas “Tommy” Sheffield.

Ms. Orris is survived by her daughter, Annaclaire L. Orris; mother, Hilda W. Sheffield; and sister, Terri L. Sheffield.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to your favorite charity.

Please visit to express condolences. Hart’s Jones

Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 had charge of the arrangements.