Mrs. Shirley Headden, 80, of Smithville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at her residence. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Tazewell Cemetery with Brian Hall and Brad Hall officiating. The family will greet friends at the graveside one hour prior to the service time beginning at 10:00AM.
Mrs. Headden was born March 15, 1941, in Thomaston, GA, to Vernon and Sara Hill Hall. She was retired from the education system where she had worked as a paraprofessional for the Marion and Lee county school systems. Mrs. Headden enjoyed working in the yard and tending to her flowers but could most often be found cutting grass on her John Deere lawn mower. She also loved watching watching her soaps, “Young & the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Mrs. Headden was a member of Tazewell Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Danny Powell, and by her siblings, Ronnie Hall and Marianne Walls.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Headden of Smithville, GA; by a daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Frank Davis of Columbus, GA; by five grandchildren, Shannon Powell, Travis Davis, Christy Cleveland, Chris Davis and Keith Davis; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Way-Watson Funeral Home, 1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista, Georgia has been entrusted with these arrangements.