Shirley Perry

Thu, 06/05/2008 - 2:22pm
By: The Citizen

Shirley Thompson Perry, 71, Newnan, died May 14, 2008. She was born Sept. 18, 1936 in Coweta County. She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. Joseph "Tommie" and Bertha Lee Crawford Thompson, her husband of almost 53 years, Donald L. Perry, a brother, Joe Lee Thompson, a sister, Averill Gilbert, a son-in-law, David Costley, and a brother-in-law, Donald Robinson. She had worked for many years at Bibb Manufacturing Company before her retirement. She loved crocheting, gardening, flowers, and playing with her grandchildren. Services were at McKoon Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Lester and the Rev. Bobby Thompson officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Costley; grandchildren, Kayla and Gary Storey, Jody and Chastity Costley; great-grandchildren, Tristan Powers, Aaron Storey, Ryan Costley; brothers, Allen "A. C." and Louise Thompson, Tommy "Biddy Coot" and Wanda Thompson, and the Rev. Bobby Thompson; and sisters, Frances Robinson, and Joan and Larry Avery.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

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