The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


January 11, 2014

Shirley Elders

The funeral for Shirley Elaine Elders, 73, of Lester will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Spry Funeral Home with Dr. Rick Craft officiating. Burial will be in Athens City Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Elders died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Shirley Elders was born Dec. 12, 1940, in Limestone County. She was a member of First Church of Athens.

Mrs. Elders was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Elders; granddaughter, Casey Leigh Elders; and two sisters.

Survivors include daughters, Teresa Hasting and husband Ricky of Athens, and Vickie Watson and husband Mark Rolin of Lester; sons, Ricky Elders and wife Leigh of Elkmont, and Tommy “Peewee” Elders of Athens; brothers, Sonny Morell, Keith Morell, Christopher “Bubba” Morell and Frankie Morell, all of Athens; sister, Tammy Sue Morell of Athens; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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