Shirley Jean Elkins, 70, of Greenville passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, May 18, at Peters Funeral Home.
Shirley was born July 16, 1946, in Owenton, Ky., to Joseph Edward and Zula Savage. Shirley was an Aircraft Mechanic. She married Robert Elkins on Feb. 14, 1987, in Longview, Texas. He survives.
Those left to cherish her memory are sons Ricky Prather, Bobby Prather, Scotty Prather and wife Shurann, and Matthew Elkins; daughters Marsha Pence and husband Charles, Pamela Hess, Katrina White and husband Kory, and Tiffany Elkins; sisters Betty Prather and Nelva Thompson; brother Louis Savage; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Rhonda K. Hess; brothers Joe Savage and David Savage; and sisters Mary Carter, Louise Gilreath, Alice Prather, and Barbara Savage.
Published on May 16, 2017