Cindy Shipman


Prevention Coordinator

Cindy was a Prevention Coordinator at Rubicon until her passing in January 30, 2018. Before coming to Rubicon she taught elementary school for sixteen years. She had been with Rubicon for seventeen years.

Rosa Lu Cinda “Cindy” Parnell Shipman passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Funeral services were held in Lamar United Methodist Church, with burial following in Lamar Memorial Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Born July 19, 1963, Cindy is the daughter of Harry T. Parnell and the late Gertrude S. Parnell. Cindy loved people and touched many lives through her work at Rubicon Family Counselling Services in Hartsville, SC. She was a member of the choir at Lamar United Methodist Church. She always called the beach her “happy place”.

Cindy in survived by her father, Harry T. Parnell; her daughter, Mary Beth Shipman; her son, Collin McLeod Shipman; her sister, Beth (Mark) Rankin of Conway; her brother, Stoney (Mary) Parnell of Gastonia; nieces and nephews, Sadler Rankin, Martha Rankin, Kennedy Parnell, and Jackson Parnell, and special friend, Linda McKay. She is also survived by the “love of her life”, Boo Keels of Timmonsville.