Alice Janette Shirley


Funeral services will be held for Alice Janette McLelland Shirley Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at 1 p.m., at James F. Webb Funeral Home with the Revs. Franklin McLelland and Robert Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Baptist Church of Toomsuba.
Ms. Shirley, 80, of Toomsuba, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16 at Specialty Hospital.
She was a devoted homemaker and retired floral designer. She was also a member of Liberty Baptist Church of Toomsuba for 55 years. She will be most remembered for being a loving mother and nanny.
She is survived by her son, Eddie Shirley of Toomsuba; daughter, Carol Thomas (Donald) of Toomsuba; grandchildren, Crystal Dearman (Sam) of Braxton, and Gavin Thomas of Toomsuba; great-grandchildren, Alice "Allie" Dearman and Colt Dearman of Braxton; brothers, Rev. Franklin McLelland (Brenda) of Marion, and Kenny McLelland (Kathy) of Arcadia, La.; sister Faye Hammond of Greer, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Alice Dunnam McLelland of Toomsuba.
Pallbearers will include Gavin Thomas, Sam Dearman, Walter McLelland, Mark McLelland, John Smith, and Chuck Lafleur.
Honorary pallbearers will include Sammy Culpepper, John Culpepper, David Shirley.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to services at the funeral home.
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Published on February 18, 2019
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