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Margaret Ellen Ellis Shirley
Birth: Nov. 18, 1938
Dalton
Whitfield County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 2001
Tucker
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Margaret was the daughter of Des and Gene Ellis.
She graduated from Dalton HS in 1956 and went to Agnes Scott College and then to Georgia Tech for her Masters as a student in her 40's.

She and John Marion Shirley married in 1957 in Bainbridge, GA.
John attended and graduated from Georgia Tech. In 1962 their only child, Jan, was born.

She was counselor at Agnes Scott until her death from cancer.

She touched lives and gave to all she met. Her friendly manner, soft speaking nature, and extremely good looks as well as her intelligence and musical talent invited friends into our family. To me she was the "little Mother" who wouldn't let anyone pick on her baby sister.



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Homer Desmond Ellis (1910 - 1993)
  Edna Imogene Green Ellis (1912 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Marion Donald Ellis (1934 - 2016)*
  Margaret Ellen Ellis Shirley (1938 - 2001)
  Lynda Faye Ellis Gibbs (1941 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Under her special tree at Agnes Scott College
 
Created by: Lynda Gibbs
Record added: Mar 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87641339
Margaret Ellen <i>Ellis</i> Shirley
Added by: Lynda Gibbs
 
Margaret Ellen <i>Ellis</i> Shirley
Added by: Lynda Gibbs
 
Margaret Ellen <i>Ellis</i> Shirley
Added by: Lynda Gibbs
 
 
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NOT FORGOTTEN
- CLASS OF 1956
 Added: Aug. 9, 2016
Susie says she brought you Daffodils , These are from her.
- Lynda Gibbs
 Added: Mar. 1, 2014

- Jeannie
 Added: Oct. 17, 2013
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