Funeral service for Homer Moore Shirley, 92, was held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Lugoff Church of God with burial to follow in Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery, Camden. The Rev. Richard Cameron and The Rev. Paul Miles officiated. The family received friends Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International.
Mr. Shirley died August 26, 2011. Born in Camden, S.C., he was a son of the late Foy Spayne and Jessie Moore Shirley. He served in the United States Army during WW II. He retired from Kendall where he was a supply supervisor.
Surviving are his wife of 7 years, Beatrice B. Shirley; sons, Grayson (Sharon) Shirley of Pineville, Ky., Rev. Joel (Sebrena) Shirley of Gastonia, N.C., and Rev. Tim (Vickie) Shirley of Camden, S.C.; daughter, Phyllis (Bill) Ragar of North Ft. Myers, Fla.; sisters, Frances Cameron of Camden, S.C., and Agnes Sinclair of Florence, S.C.; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 18 great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lillie Belle Shirley; brothers, Ansel Shirley, Ralph Shirley and Marvin Shirley; sisters, Zaeda Davis, Verda Sullivan, and Mabel Ayers
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