Shirley went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2013, and was laid to rest on March 4, 2013 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Wellborn, FL. Born in Hazelhurst, GA on March 6, 1943 to the late George K. and Bessie A. Nelms. She was also preceded in death by her sister Doris Harris and son Gary Dixon.
Shirley is survived by son's Kreg Dixon (Ester), Kirk Dixon, and brother Kindle Nelms (Gail), and many grandchildren.
Family and friends gathered at grave side to remember Shirley and the times that will be missed with her.