It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Jean Parish announces her passing after an extended illness Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at the age of 76 years.
Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her children, Vicki, Bonnie, James, Kathy, Theresa (Joe), Florence (Philip) and Kimberly (Gary).
Shirley also will be fondly remembered by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, James Floyd Alexander; and her second husband, Marion Parish.
A funeral service in memory of Shirley will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Leonidas Missionary Baptist Church, 30991 Church St., Leonidas, with Pastor David Stevens officiating. Interment will take place in the family plot at Leonidas Cemetery.
Arrangements are made by Schipper Funeral Home, 308 S. Blackstone Ave, Colon.