After 78 years on earth, Shirley Marie Edmonds Deerman ended her earthly journey May 25, 2022. She was a lifelong resident of Scottsboro, retired from First National Bank of Stevenson and the Jackson County Probate Judge’s Office.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Calvin and Georgia Edmonds; granddaughter, Lillie Madison; brother, Donny Edmonds; sister, Deborah Edmonds and grandparents, Rev. J.O. and Mae Edmonds and Frank and Alice Golden.
Those she leaves to cherish her memories include her daughter, Woodonna Deerman of Scottsboro; brothers, Robert (Jeannie) Edmonds of Houston, Texas and Rev. Charles (Betty) Edmonds of Bryant; sister, Marsha Deerman of Lancaster, South Carolina; niece, Lindsey (Jason) Tolbert; nephew, Michael Deerman; great nephew, Cooper Tolbert; aunts, uncles, cousins and her extended daughter, Kimberly Blanton of Meridian, Mississippi.
Shirley was the eldest of six children. She loved yard sales and working in her flowers. For those who were fortunate to meet her, she leaves behind a lasting memory.
She was a wonderful lady, a loving Mom, who will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Her life on earth is over, and she is resting in the arms of Jesus, surrounded by her loved ones who have gone before her.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
The family extends special thanks to her friends and caregiver, Barbara Shirey, including the staff of Heartlite Hospice and Scottsboro Funeral Home.
Arrangements entrusted to Scottsboro Funeral Home.