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Shirley Mae (Benefield) Canaday

December 4, 1936 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 81)

Shirley McCorkle Canaday, 81, passed away on December 17 at ECM hospital.  Shirley was a member of Underwood Baptist Church and was retired from the Internal Revenue Service in Memphis, Tennessee.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Canaday; brother-in-law, Jerry Herston; nephews, DeWayne Youngblood (Jenny) of Florence, Mike Youngblood (Jeanne) of Decatur, Ricky Williams (nephew by marriage) of Killen; a host of great nieces and nephews; and her little buddy, River Canaday.

She was predeceased by her parents William and Tina Benefield; sister, Juanita Herston; niece, Melinda Youngblood Williams; husbands, Charles McCorkle and Clyde Orr.

Visitation will be held on December 19, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow in the chapel at 1 p.m. with Rev. Donnie McDaniel officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Hospice of the Shoals or Underwood Baptist Church.

 Service Information

December 19, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

Funeral Service
December 19, 2017

1:00 PM
Greenview Memorial Chapel
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35630

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