Mrs. Shirley Ann Sheriff Fulbright

  • DIED: July 26, 2017
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Shirley Ann Sheriff Fulbright, age 78, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Born July 4, 1939 in Oconee County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Homer and Eva Nell Baker Sheriff. She was a member of Carnes Creek Baptist Church, Rachel Sunday School Class, and worked in the nursery for over 40 years. Shirley was a devoted Wife, Mother, MeMaw, Sister, and Aunt.

Family members include her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Joni Fulbright of Toccoa; daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Mike Howard of Toccoa; grandchildren, Katie and Justin Ledford, Blake and Emilee Fulbright, Chase Fulbright and finance` Anna Marie Sokolowksi, Jeana and Joel Strickland, and Julie Saylors; great-grandchildren, Caroline, Maggie, and Tate Ledford, Madison, Noah, and Melissa Strickland and Blaire Saylors; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Joel Powers of Seneca, Jeannie and Wendell Carnes of Westminster, Nancy Littleton of Rock Hill, Gwen and Cecil Wilson of Lavonia, and Sue and Wayne Rogers of Easley; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Charlotte Sheriff of Wahalla; brother-in-law, Dan Fulbright and Ophelia of Toccoa; sister-in-law, Edith Dalrymple and Trigg of Fayetteville, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, Bertram "Jimmy" Fulbright, Jr.; brothers, David Sheriff and Larry Sheriff; and a sister, Peggy Bryson.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Friday, July 28, 2017 at Carnes Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Sheriff and the Rev. Jay Mosser officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Robbie Lee, Kevin Cox, Darren Carter, John Rogers, Matt Dalrymple, and Shannon Littleton.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Gideon's or Carnes Creek Baptist Church, 1655 Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ So sorry to learn of her passing. She was a wonderful person. Praying for your support and strength.Dean & Jane Ramey ”

Posted by: Jane Ramey - Raleigh, NC

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