Shirley Jacobs McCallister

Shirley Jacobs McCallister, 82, of Folkston, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Folkston Park Nursing Home.  

She was born May 2, 1938 in Folkston to the late Fred S. Jacobs and Iona Highsmith Jacobs. She attended the Folkston Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her son, Wayne McCallister; a granddaughter, Priscilla McCallister; a brother,  Lamar Jacobs and two sisters, Sara Smith and Frances Carter.

Survivors include her children, Jerry McCallister, Dennis (Ginger) McCallister, Ricky (Cynthia) McCallister and Regina (Kenny) Mahoney; grandchildren, Jerry McCallister Jr., Misty Doenges, Doug (Kim) McCallister, Tyler (Jamie) McCallister, Bethany (Steve) Conner, Devin (Nikki) McCallister, Nicholas McCallister, Trint Mahoney, Reese Mahoney and Lynnsie Mahoney and a number of great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, September 23, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 23, from the Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ricky Knox and the Rev. Rob Gillis officiating.  

Interment will follow in Sardis Cemetery in Charlton County.

Due to COVID-19, the family would like to ask all to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service.   Anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  

Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home of Folkston.

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