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Nathaniel “Shag” Tyus
  • May 09, 1925
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  • July 30, 2019

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Obituary

Nathaniel “Shag” Tyus (94), passed away on July 30, 2019. Shag was born to Ophelia T. Lowe on May 9, 1925 in Mayfield, GA. One of Shag’s proudest moments was when he won the Congressional Gold Medal for his service with the Montford Point Marines. Shag is predeceased by his daughters, Linda Wagner and Teresa Wilson. He is survived by his children, Sherry, Nathaniel Jr. (Wilimae), Diane, Tyrone, Carol, Jennifer, Andre, Andre’a (Warren), Edna (Jason), Sonia and Carlos (Lyris); as well as 25 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A service for Shag will be held later in Georgia and further information will be available at a later time.

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  1. 13 Aug 2019
    Sonia Tyus posted an image:
    To our Forever "Super Great" daddy
    To our Forever "Super Great" daddy

  2. 13 Aug 2019
    Sonia Tyus posted an image:
    We Love and Miss you to Heaven and back!!!
    We Love and Miss you to Heaven and back!!!