Valdosta Daily Times


January 24, 2013

Alma V. Shirley

-- — Alma V. Shirley, soon to be 94, of Valdosta, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness.  She was born in Hahira on Jan. 29, 1919 to the late Burke Auley Vickers and Sulula Lehman Vickers. Mrs. Shirley was a beautician and a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Shirley was a special loving lady, mother, wife and loved her family dearly. She loved and lived life to the fullest.

Mrs. Shirley is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Elmer Hagan and Vickie Shirley of Jacksonville, Fla., three sisters and one brother-in-law, Katherine Sims, June and Evans Rambo of Valdosta and Peggy Canady of Oakland, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Elmer Hagan Shirley, seven sisters and brothers-in-law, Maggie Mae and Dennis Green, Willie and Fred Voigt, Myrle and Cotis Wicker, Lillian and James Barr, Floyce and Mac Tillman, Virginia and Aaron Gadd and Martha and George Joseph; one brother and sister-in-law, D.L. and Toddy Vickers and two brothers-in-law, Thomas Sims and Billy Canady.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home.

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