JEFFERSON - Julia H. Shirley, 80, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013.
She was born in Gainesville, and was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Shirley; and daughter, Judy Piotrowski.
She has been a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson for over 50 years. She is a member of the Jefferson Bridge Club and former Jackson County Board of Education member. She loved her family, friends, and community, loved ones stated.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Keith Ariail, Jefferson; son, Todd Shirley, Cumming; grandchildren, Tyler (Carla) Truelove, Taylor (Brittany) Truelove, Will Shirley, and Julianna Shirley; great-grandchildren, Gracie Beth, Ty, Macy Mae, and Max Truelove.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the First Baptist Church of Jefferson. Michael Helms will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the church. Interment will follow at Apple Valley Baptist Church Cemetery in Commerce.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests donations to the First Baptist Church of Jefferson Building Fund.
Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, is in charge of arrangements.