Linnie Shirley
Linnie Shirley
  • November 10, 1929 - December 24, 2017
  • Jackson, Mississippi

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Linnie Gandy Shirley, 88, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Belhaven Senior Care. Mrs. Shirley was a 1948 graduate of Hazlehurst High School and spent her adult life working for the Sanders family. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Zem Thomas Shirley; her parents, James and Jessie Gandy; and seven brothers, Charles, Denver, Van, Luke, John, Robert, and Walter Gandy.

She is survived by her daughters, Delia Shirley of Jackson and Deborah Alford (David) of Brandon; granddaughters, Ashley Corley (Chad) of Brandon and Laura Utroska (Chris) of Brandon; great grandchildren, Rhett Corley, Brody Corley and Gracie Utroska; brothers, Wallace Gandy of Hazlehurst and Marion Gandy (Janis) of Baton Rouge, LA; and sister, Minnie Meadows of Orange Park, FL.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 5 to 7 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home, Clinton Blvd. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Grace Baptist Church at 5536 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS 39211.

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