Earl Dunham Shirley, 73, of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
He was the son of the late Curtis "Curt" Edgar Shirley and Laura Ellen Janes Shirley. He was a member of East Fork Missionary Baptist Church. He was a song leader and clerk for many years. He was retired from Glasgow High School and an entrepreneur in real estate for 43 years.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Imogene Chapman Shirley; four brothers, Junior Shirley and his wife, Shirley Jean, William Fred Shirley and his wife, Jeaniene, Charles Bertram Shirley and Philip Dale Shirley and his wife, Margaret Ann; two sisters, Christine Bennett and Brenda Louise Smith and her husband, Clifton; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Shirley and Lovern Shirley. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Elroy Shirley, Bobby Lee Shirley, James Curtis Shirley and Paul David Shirley; and two sisters, Thelma Pauline Shirley and Minnie Dee Burris.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Published on September 11, 2017