Shirley Louise Clark, 57, of Blackshear, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019.
With the start of a new life she crossed over from earth to glory. She boarded train number 2019, car number six, and took the 28th seat. The train moves on. Her work on earth is finished.
She was born February 21, 1962 in Blackshear and attended public schools in Patterson. She lived her life the cities of Patterson, Waycross and Blackshear. She was an employee with Satilla Regional Medical Center for several years and an employee of Simmons Bedding Company in Waycross until her health started to decline. She was an excellent cook, the life of the party, but most of all she loved fishing and caring for her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father Andrew Jackson Grant Sr.; her mother, Betty Jean Simpson Grant and her brother Tony Anthony Grant.
She leaves to mourn, her loving children, Fernando (Robin) Grant, Valentè Grant and daughter Symone (Nicole) Grant; three brothers, Cleveland Simpson, Douglas, Andrew Jackson Grant Jr. (Sherreka), Waycross and Timothy (April) Grant, Blackshear; a sister, Darlene Grant, of Blackshear; grandchildren, Jonathan Grant, Keon Grant, Arterrion, Taylor Grant, Tyler Grant, Demetrius (Devyn) Mercer and Aria Character; special nieces, Chelsea Grant, Pathriencè and Alexus Shaw; special nephew, Jayden Grant; goddaughter, Tonya Taylor; special godson, Shalmar Wilson, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, from the chapel of Rainge Memorial Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery near Patterson.
Rainge Memorial Chapel, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.