Dorothy Eugenia (Borders) Shirley


Dorothy Eugenia Borders Shirley, age 81, of Winder, formerly of Stone Mountain died Tuesday, September 18, 2012.

Mrs. Shirley was born in Commerce, daughter of the late Brandon and Rilla Borders. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker. She was also a Licensed Cosmetologist and volunteered at DeKalb Medical Center for many years. She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Stone Mountain. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gene Clayton Shirley, and her brothers, Thurmond Borders, Lamartine Borders and Larry Borders.

Survivors include: her son, David C. Shirley of Atlanta; her daughters, Lisa M. Shirley Terri J. Shirley, both of Winder, Pamela J. Ferebee of Athens; sister, Joann Wallis of Cumming; grandchildren, Heather Johnson, Natalie Topham; great-grandchild, Ashley Topham.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 21 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Barrett officiating. The burial will follow in the Apple Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with Kyran Murnane, Robin Lord, Wayne Wallis, and Philip Merk honored as pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Thursday from 6-8pm at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Sept. 20 to Oct. 19, 2012
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