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Shirley Caraway

February 17, 1939 — July 12, 2023

Toomsuba

Shirley Caraway

Funeral services for Shirley Caraway will be held Monday, July 17, 2023, at 1:00 pm, at Cuba Baptist Church, with Bro. Mike McKee and Bro. Jim Rickles officiating, and burial following at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held July 16 from 5-7:00 pm at Webb & Stephens – North, 7774A Hwy 39 North.

Mrs. Caraway, 84, of Toomsuba, MS died Wednesday, July 12th at home.

Shirley was a retired bookkeeper, having worked many years for Cantey Paint and Interiors.  She was member of Cuba Baptist Church, and a former member of 8th Ave. Baptist Church, where she attended for 46 years.

 

She is survived by a son, Greg Caraway and wife Susan of Bandon, MS; a daughter, Julie Rickles and husband Allen of Toomsuba, MS; grandchildren Hannah Caraway (Gage), and Nick Caraway of Brandon an Alyssa Rickles of Toomsuba, MS; Sisters, Bobbie Thorne and Husband James and Katheryn Stephens; sisters-in-law, Peggy Caraway; InSoon Caraway and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her spouse of 46 years, Mr. Cleon “Pete” Caraway, parents Russell and Evelyn Holdcroft; parent in laws Ben and Betty Caraway, step mother in law Mary Caraway; sister Dot Purvis and her husband Sammie Purvis; sisters in law Ethel Doner and husband Jessie; Jean Pickard and husband Chester “Bug”; Polly Caraway and husband Jessie; Betty Caraway and husband Milton, Rosie Caraway and husband Maurice, Myrtle Caraway and husband Tommy, Edna Caraway Smith, Irene Caraway Martin and husband John; Brother in law William Benjamin Caraway, Claude; nephews, Dewayne Purvis, Kevin Thorne; Odell, Bennie Curtis, and Alan Smith, Mike, Johnny, Colen Paul and David Caraway.

Pallbearer will be Dr. Keith Thorne, David Purvis, Michael Beesley, Tim Doner, Steve Pickard, and Michael Thompson.  

Family and friends may leave online condolences at webbstephens.com.

 

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, July 16, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Webb & Stephens Funeral Homes North

7774-A Highway 39 N, Meridian, MS 39305

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 17, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Cuba Baptist Church

102 2nd Ave, Cuba, AL 36907

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Burial

Monday, July 17, 2023

Mt. Horeb Baptist Church

231 Mt Horeb Rd, Meridian, MS 39301

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