Shirley Cooley Saulters, 76 of Petal, died Friday August 16, 2013 in Columbus, MS. Funeral services will be Monday, August 19, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church of Petal followed by interment in Forrest Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Saulters was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She had retired from a long career at Forrest General Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edsel Saulters; a brother, Edwin Echols; and two sisters, Ruth Cottrell and Mary Jeane Smith Hitchman.
She is survived by two daughters, Julie (James) Parker of Columbus and Janet Cooley Toledo of Clarksville, TN; two step-daughters, Anita Breazeale of Brooklyn and Cindy Pace of Hattiesburg; a step-son, Randy Saulters of Petal; two sisters, Katherine Shibley and Mildred Cumbo; five grandchildren, Tanor Bullock, Stephen Bullock, Jon Cooper Parker, Shelbie Toledo, Jamie Paker; one great-grandson, Isaac Bullock.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Moore Funeral Home in Petal from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m..
The family has requested that memorial may be directed to Trinity Baptist Church of Petal.