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Linda Gail Shirah

d. June 17, 2021

Linda Gail Shirah, 71, of Ashburn passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Linda was born on September 20, 1949 in Ashburn to the late Eddie Carl Ward and Lucile Desma Walls Ward. She was a retired secretary at Belflower's in Sycamore and formerly worked at Holland and Holland, Turner County Probate Court, and First Federal Savings and Loans. She was an active member of Sycamore Baptist Church. She was also well known for making and decorating many birthday and wedding cakes for her family. She also loved singing in the choir and gathering with her friends and family to sing gospel music as well as playing the piano.

She is survived by her son, Shane Shirah of Ashburn; daughter, Bunny Hawkins of Ashburn; and sisters, Barbara Burdette of Tifton, Debbie (Dan) Cook of Norwich, Vermont, and Cindy (Allen) Smith of Bonifay, Florida; grandchildren Nichole Daughtrey, Ty Shirah, Brandon Hawkins, and Joradyn Shirah; great-grandchildren; Paige Farmer and Lewyn Daughtrey.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James Homer Shirah, and siblings, W. L. Ward, Claudine Conn, Shelby Jean Haines, and Tommy Ward.

Services will be held Saturday, June 19 at 3PM at Sycamore Baptist Church. Family will greet friends at the church one hour before the service.

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