James Russell Shirley

James Russell Shirley

Birth
Seco, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
Death 12 Aug 2010 (aged 83)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 57046644 · View Source
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Obituary: August 14, 2010
Chattanooga Times Free Press

James Russell Shirley, 83, of Hixson, TN passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010, in Nashville, TN.

He was born in Seco, Ky., and had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga area, moving to Nashville three years ago.

He was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Radnor Church of Christ in Nashville and was a former member of North Hamilton Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Beatrice Wiseman Shirley; son, Larry Eugene Shirley; parents, John R. and Ruby Shirley; siblings, Mary Vaughn, Lucille Barnett, Oscar Shirley, Edgar Shirley, Johnnie Hall, Roy Shirley and Willie Shirley.

Survivors are a daughter, Gay (Larry) Johnson, of Brentwood, Tenn.; son, Ray (Teresa) Shirley, of East Ridge; four grandchildren, Stacey Smith, Martha Johnson, Wesley Johnson and Veronica Grimes; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be held 2:30 p.m. today at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Minister Jim Yates officiating.

Burial will be at Chattanooga Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangments are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN.


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  • Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
  • Added: 14 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57046644
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Russell Shirley (15 Nov 1926–12 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57046644, citing Chattanooga Memorial Park, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Richard B. Tucker, Sr. (contributor 46898412) .