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Jeanette "Granny" Shirey

• Feb 11, 2019 at 2:23 PM

IRMO SC - Jeanette "Granny" Shirey, age 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 9, 2019.

She was born on May 11, 1943, in Camden, to Herbert and Isabelle Truesdale. She married Claude Shirey on June 4 and celebrated 50 years and 12 days of marriage with him. Jeanette's talents were many, she was extremely creative and could envision how things could look once she put in some hard work, she loved singing to her old gospel CD's, and she always lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures. She loved company gathered around a kitchen table telling stories and taking yearly beach trips riding the golf cart around a night.

She is survived by her daughters, Tammy Shirey Smith and Malynda Shirey, 6 grandchildren, Morgan (Ron), James Jr. (Jenn), Heather (Brandon), Krystal (Ted), Michael Jr. (Jamie), and Andrew (Brittany), 15 great grandchildren, 3 sisters Shirley, Velma and Patricia and 1 brother Patrick Sr. Preceded in death are her parents, her siblings Herbert Jr. and Dorothy Hatfield, her son Grayson Shirey, and great grandson Jagger.

The family will receive friends from 1-2pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Dunbar Funeral Home 7600 Woodrow Street Irmo, SC 29063. Funeral services will be directly following.

The family would like to express our thanks for the wonderful help and care given by Lighthouse Hospice Group.

If desired, family and friends may make memorial contributions to the Dementia Society of America.
Please share memories and condolences at www.dunbarfunerals.com

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