December 3, 2020

Mr. Denver Lee Shirey

Mr. Denver Lee Shirey, age 96, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015. He was born May 30, 1919 in Heard County, Georgia, the son of the late Joe Henry Shirey and the late Mattie Pearl Gillespie Shirey.

He was retired from Gold Kist, had served in the United States Army as a Medic, and was a longtime member of Eureka Baptist Church. He was an avid basketball fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Frances Pitts Shirey; and brothers: Dewey Shirey, Travis Shirey, Herman Shirey, and Terrell Shirey.

Survivors include his sons: Randy Lee Shirey of Newnan, Georgia, and Roderick Steve Shirey of Carrollton, Georgia; sister, Bonnell Cole, also of Carrollton, Georgia; three grandchildren: Christie Adams and her husband, Gary, Emily Shirey, and Roderick Daryl Shirey; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Russell Shadrix officiating.

Interment will follow in Eureka Baptist Church Cemetery with the American Legion Post #143 in charge of the flag presentation.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.


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