Shirley A. Daulton, 70, of Church Road, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, surrounded by family at her residence. Born in Mecklenburg County, she was the daughter of the late Richard F. and Jessie Bell Wilson Simmons. Mrs. Daulton was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Daulton Hardeman.

She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Daulton Sr.; a son, Charles E. "Bodie" Daulton Jr. and wife, Ellen, of Dinwiddie; daughters, Kimberly D. Bostic and husband, Donnie, of Dinwiddie, and Judy D. Schmidt and husband, Steve, of Sutherland; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Billy Simmons of Hopewell; and four sisters, Virginia Vaughan of Matoaca, Lucille Harris of Macon, Ga., Betty Jones of Dinwiddie, and Marquitta Christopher of Colonial Heights.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Western Heights Baptist Church, 24416 Cox Road, Petersburg, Va., with the Rev. Jonathan Dundalow officiating. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bon Secours Hospice at St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond, VA

Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
3935 S. Crater Road  Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on July 8, 2013