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14214 Carrollton Blvd.
PO Box 236, Smithfield, VA 23431
Carrollton, VA 23314
Phone: 757-357-2979
Fax: 757-745-7672
Shirley Elder
In Memory of
Shirley Janetta Lawless
Elder
1939 -
2017

Obituary for Shirley Elder

Newport News, VA

Shirley Janetta Lawless Elder, 78, passed away at her home Saturday, December 9, 2017, after an extended illness. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Shirley was the daughter of the late Alva and Florence Doty Lawless. The youngest of a family of six, Shirley is also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters and her late husband, John Henry Elder (d. 2003) and daughter, Susan Elder. She had been a peninsula resident for 51 years. Shirley was a parishioner at Church of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Smithfield.

A devoted military wife and beloved mother, Shirley leaves to cherish her memory her children, Tammy Dogan, Laurie Rodgers, Deanna “Dena” Owens, John Elder,III, Joseph Elder, David Elder, and Stephen Elder; 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of friends and extended family.

A Christian Wake and Prayer Service will be held 6:00 pm, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, followed by visitation. A funeral mass will be held 10 am, Wednesday, December 13, in Church of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 300 Smithfield Blvd., Smithfield, VA. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Isle of Wight Relay for Life, c/o Pam Jordan, 18214 Farmview Road, Windsor, VA 23487.

Service arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton Blvd. Carrollton, VA.
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