Thursday, December 27, 1951 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
Mr. Charles W. Shirah of Slocomb passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home. He was 65.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb with Rev. Wayne Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. At all other times the family will be at the home of Joyce Tew, 1416 South State Hwy. 103, Slocomb, AL 36375.
Mr. Shirah was born December 27, 1951 in Geneva County to Bobbie Jean Phillips Shirah and the late Wilburn T. Shirah. Charles graduated from Slocomb High School in 1970 and began a career in cabinetry. He was later employed by General Electric for 16 years. Charles was a man of short stature and of few firm words who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include a daughter, Twila Ward (Paul); a son, Scotty Snider; mother, Bobbie Shirah; four grandchildren: Tessa Snider, Anna Anderson, Cheyanne Anderson, and Jon Jon Anderson; a sister, Joyce Tew (Buddy); a brother, Randell Shirah (Karen); special friend, Mary Ann Glover; several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of Dothan Hematology and Oncology, Dr. Hejal C. Patel and staff, and Tonya Rogers with Day Springs Hospice for the special care they gave to Charles during his illness.