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Shirley J. Cordrey

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Shirley J. Cordrey

Delmar - Shirley J. Cordrey, age 84, of Delmar, Delaware.

Early in the morning of March 9, 2018, Shirley J. Cordrey was met by the love of her life Edward at Heaven's Gate.

Shirley was born in Wilmington, DE a daughter of the late Millard C. Johnson, Sr. and Maude L. Johnson.

Shirley was a homemaker and had helped on the family chicken farm. She was known to have great faith in the Lord and was a member of St. Georges United Methodist Church in Delmar. Family was her life, she could be counted to create great holidays and celebrations. She loved her gardens, growing flowers and vegetables. She enjoyed surf fishing and camping with her family, especially at the beach.

Shirley is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Ann Gross (David) and Jessie Hudson (Lemuel), all of Laurel; her brothers: Millard C. Johnson, Jr. of Laurel and Lyndsey Johnson of Pennsylvania; her sisters; Jennette Daniels of Pennsylvania and Jackie Davis of Laurel; sister-in-law, Nancy Hudson; nine grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews who also survive her.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Cordrey; son, David Cordrey; and sister, Connie Sue Cordrey.

A Funeral service will be held at St. Georges United Methodist Church in Delmar on Wednesday March 14 at 3:00 pm, a viewing will also be held at the Church one hour prior to the service. The Rev. John Rogers will officiate. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home Laurel, DE.
Published in The Daily Times on Mar. 12, 2018
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