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“Buck I just wanted to express my sorrow at the loss of your wife.Janet Taylor Vandiver(Joe and Willard Taylor's daughter) ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Taylor Vandiver - Abbeville, SC

“Buck and FamilyMay God give each of you His Comfort ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Bobby and Linda Cash

“Buck, I'm so sorry for your loss of Miss Shirley. I haven't seen either of you in years but remember the days of seeing you both in the store and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kaye Allen - Mt Airy, GA

“So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. She was such a kind and sweet lady. Imostly talked to her at their store or when we were at the clinic in the...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Doris James - Toccoa, GA - Friend

“Buck: I am so very sorry for your loss. Shirley always had a smile to light up a room- and the hearts of everyone who knew her! May you feel Gods...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy Callaway - Summerville, SC

“Dearest Buck, I am so sorry for your loss of your precious wife. It's so hard to let them go. As I have lost my precious husband, Benny. He loved...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley Evans - Baldwin, GA

“Buck, so sorry to hear that Ms. Shirley has passed away. Always enjoyed talking with her as I made deliveries to your store years ago. Jeanette and I...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: herman King - Toccoa, GA - Friend

“Buck,So sorry for your loss. we used to see Shirley at Bucks all the time. She will be missed. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: James & Janice Smith - Toccoa, GA

“Shirley was a very sweet lady, we roomed together on a trip and I got to know her and I did not know that she was sick. I am very sorry and I know...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Ola McConnell - Toccoa, GA

“Shirley was a kind smiling woman. We appreciated her thoughtfulness toward our daughter during her medical challenges. She always had a sweet way of...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Larry and Lorrie Gregory - Toccoa, GA

“Shirley was a sweet smiling woman that was full of kindness. We appreciated her thoughtfulness towards our daughter during her medical challenges....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Larry and Lorrie Gregory - Toccoa, GA

“My condolence to Shirley's family. I remember back when we were growing up and attended Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Shirley was always such a...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Scott Graham - Columbia, SC

“With deepest sympathy in the loss of your sister. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Melvin and Judy Haney


Mrs. Shirley Price Addington, age 80, of Martin, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at her home.

Born September 25, 1937 in Franklin County, GA, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Daisy Hammond Price,

She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and was retired from Coats and Clark. Shirley loved to travel and she loved country music. Her Uncle Joel Price was a member of the Grand Ole Opry. She was very active at the Senior Center and she enjoyed cooking and keeping the Price Reunion an annual event. Shirley was co-owner of Buck's Superette for 42 years.

Family members include her husband of 57 years, Hoke T. "Buck" Addington; brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Brenda Price; brothers-in-law, Carl Smith and Charles W. Addington and his wife Catherine; sister-in-law, Hazel Addington Owens; a very special friend, Chris Stephens; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Stewart Price; and two sisters, Betty Jo Price and Marlene Price Smith.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Saturday, November 4, 2017 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Ken Owens, Roy Broome, Dustin Broome, Don Tabor, Brandon Price, and Tim Addington.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm Friday, November 3, 2017.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to Amedisys Hospice, 53 Rock Drive Toccoa, GA 30577, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 49 Rose Lane, Toccoa, GA 30577 or to the Stephens County/Mable Thomas Scott Senior Center, 55 Hayley Drive, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitlockmortuary.net
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

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