Shirley Whitfield

May 26, 1957 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 63)


Shirley Ann Whitfield was born on May 26, 1957 to Ms. Pauline Whitfield and Willie Small in Perry, Georgia.   Shirley received her education in the public school of Houston County.  Shirley began her career in Housekeeping in 1989 and was faithfully employed for 26 years.  She retired in July of 2015. Shirley was a strong woman.  She was an awesome Mother and a super Grandmother.  She loved her Grandchildren and took part in raising each one of them.  She was a Gemini at heart but she loved her family.  We could always call on her to talk and she would listen.  Shirley loved to laugh and spend time with her family.  She was known to family and friends as "Nugie" and " Whitfield."  Everyone loved her everywhere she went. On Tuesday January 12, 2021 Shirley entered into eternal rest.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Gail Whitfield and her two brothers Horace Barham and Anthony Hill. Shirley's memories will be cherished by her children: Tomecca Cephus (Sammie) of Oglethorpe,  Georgia; Johtaria Billings (Corey) of Perry,, Georgia, Ortavious Whitfield (Sadae) of Bonaire, Georgia; Grandchildren: Kennyon Brown, Za'Quon Brown,  Jacoreyn Billings, Jakaya Brooks, Jashaunn Billings, Jazion Billings, Ny'Zavier Whitfield,  Shadasja Sims, Or'Rianna Whitfield,  Or'Laysia Whitfield, Yah'Siyah Whitfield; one Great Grandchild: Za'Kari Brown.  Sisters: Wilma Whitfield,  Angela Odom (Quillie), Diane Thompson,  Vickie Broomfield, Beverly Hughes and Mary Hill; brothers: Henry Hill, Dexter Hill, Tim Hill, Terrance Hill and Robert Hill. Sister-n-law: Yvonne Barham and a host of nieces, nephews and other friends & relatives.

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Public Visitation
January 15, 2021

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bobby E. Glover Mortuary Chapel
1006 Creekwood Drive
Perry, GA 31069

Graveside Service
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery
146 Felton Road
Perry, GA 31069

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