Shawntavis Vernard "Picalow" Houston

June 22, 1988 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 35) 35 Years Old

Shawntavis "Picalow" Houston Obituary

“100% or Nothing”

Shawntavis Vernard Houston “Pic”, the son of Mr. Tyrone and Mrs. Shana Houston, Sr., was born on June 22, 1988 in Savannah, GA .

Shawntavis was educated in the Savannah-Chatham County School System, and is a graduate of Youth Challenge, Fort Stewart, GA.

At an early age, Shawntavis joined and was baptized at Abundant Life Deliverance Center in Savannah, GA, where he served as a member until he relocated, and moved his membership to Greater Within Outreach Ministries in Ellabell, GA, where he served on the Men’s Choir.

Shawntavis cared about others, and was a member and mentor in a Peer Support Program in Hinesville, GA. He was an avid sports fan, and his favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys.

Shawntavis was preceded in death by his sister, Tyeshia Houston and his grandfather, Mr. Bennie Houston. Embedded deeply in our hearts, Pic will live on forever.

His precious memories will be treasured by his loving parents Tyrone, Sr., and Shana Houston. In addition, he leaves three loving sisters, Shanta Houston, Sharica Houston Savage (Jordan) both of Hinesville, GA, and Tyshana Houston (Eric), of Midway, GA. Two brothers, Tyrone Houston Jr., (Allegra) and Travis Houston all of Hinesville, GA. A loving grandmother, Overseer Donnie L. Houston of Savannah, GA. Three nieces: Aajah, Justice and Jade. Ten nephews: Charles III, Christopher, Jordan Jr., Travis Jr., King, Jayce, Eric III, Tyrone III, Tyemir, and Esen. Goddaughter: Shakira Worriels. Aunts: Rev. Barbara Jean Simmons, Jacqueline Quarterman (Al), Rebecca Overton (Darryl), Joyce H. Johnson, Linda H. Newell (Kenneth), Adriene H.Tillman, and Margaret Doe (Nathaniel). Uncles: Al Solomon (Mary), George Solomon (Sally), Charles Solomon (Brenda), James Solomon (Betty), Pastor Darnell Houston, (Denise), Pastor Bruce Campbell (Thelma), a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

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February 2, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E. Oglethorpe Hwy
Midway, GA 31320

Homegoing Celebration
February 3, 2024

1:00 PM
Boyd's Temple New Order Church
236 Mill Creek Church Road
Ellabell, GA 31308

Interment following funeral service
February 3, 2024

Boyd's Temple New Order Church Cemetery
236 Mill Creek Church Road
Ella, GA 31308


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