Shirley Pickens Furr, 70, of Athens, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at her home.
She was employed with Shaw Industries for 15 years before her retirement, and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Kate Wilson Pickens; her husband, Ray Furr; and two sisters, Emma Peters and Pauline Scarbrough.
Survivors include six children, Katherine Dunn of Decatur, John Dunn of Chattanooga, David Moats of Benton, Debbie West of Cleveland, Charlcia Cobb of Crandall, Ga., and Annette Farmer of Cleveland; one brother, J.R. Pickens of Cleveland; three sisters, Rachael Shamblin of Athens, Mary Liner of Calhoun, and "Toot" Dennis of Athens; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.