|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1911|
|Death: ||Oct. 25, 1986|
Mr. Johnny E. Shirley died Saturday morning at the Mercy Regional Medical Center. He was 75.
A native of Louisiana, Mr. Shirley had been a resident of Vicksburg for the past 16 years. He was retired for the Warren County Highway Department, a Mason and a member of the Grace Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Betty) Shirley of Vicksburg; three daughters, Mrs. John (Peggy) Lopanec of Greenville, Mrs. Leland (Ree) Henderson of Vicksburg, and Mrs. Alfred (Ann) Rollison; one son, Thomas C. Shirley of Stockton, N. H.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; seven brothers, Audrey Shirley and Grady Shirley both of Winnsboro, La., C. W. Weems of Springhill, La., Albert Weems, Luther Weems, Lloyd Weems and Clinton Weems all of Delhi, La.; four sisters Vaudie Upton of Delhi, Mertle McVay of Bastrop, La., Audie Mercer and Eunice Linder both of Winnsboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Pickens, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, and the Rev. Herman Hamilton officiating. Burial will be at Yokena
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday.
Pallbearers are Johnny Henderson, James Henderson, Kenneth Henderson, Bud Mullins, Robert LaBarre and Jeff Foster.
Honorary Pallbearers are Harry Sherard, Ted Rule, Carol Flowers, Monty Hubbard and John Moody.
Published in The Delta Dispatch, October 1986
Johnnie Elbert Shirley (1888 - 1911)
Martha Lenora Curry Weems (1889 - 1966)
Elizabeth B Shirley (1917 - 1992)
Annie Olivia Jenkins Shirley (1916 - 1945)*
Thomas C. Shirley (1935 - 1996)*
Peggy Mozell Shirley Lopanec (1938 - 2015)*
Eula Mae Shirley Baum (1907 - 1984)*
James Ordrie Shirley (1908 - 2005)*
Grady Lee Shirley (1910 - 2006)*
Johnnie Elbert Shirley (1911 - 1986)
Albert Clayton Weems (1914 - 1992)**
Eunice Idella Weems Linder (1915 - 1998)**
Charles Wilson Weems (1917 - 1992)**
Samuel Luther Weems (1923 - 2008)**
Myrtle Beatrice Weems McVay (1927 - 2013)**
George Clinton Weems (1928 - 2011)**
Lloyd Powell Weems (1933 - 2002)**
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