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Shirley Mae White


Sunrise: July 14, 1930

Sunset: November 17, 2018

Shirley Mae White, born on July 14, 1940 in the city of Norfolk, VA, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Shirley was affectionately known as “Aunt Shirley” or “Ms. Shirley.”

She was preceded in death by her parents, Percy Harrison Lawrence and Rose Mae Lawrence; two brothers, Percy Lawrence and Charles Lawrence; two sisters, Dorothy Clemons and Hazel Lawrence.

Shirley enjoyed baking. She was known to make a mean pound cake. She greeted everyone with much love and a warm greeting. “Hi Baby.” she had nieces and nephews feel as if they were her only child or favorite.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories; her devoted son, Ricky Eugene Lawrence; one granddaughter, Sabrina White; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pinkie Lawrence and Evelyn Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viewing Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:00am Bethany Baptist Church 2587 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23324 Entombment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    Deli says

    I’m sorry for your loss. May you take comfort in Christ heartwarming promise, John 5:28,29

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    Terry C. Carothers says

    May God Bless Your Family

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    Michael says

    Dear White family. I am so sorry to have read of the death of Shirley Mae. Please accept my sincere condolences. I would like to share something that I have personally found to be comforting. It is found in the Bible at John 5:28, 29 and Revelation 21:4. (Please read) May God give you and your family comfort in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they are resurrected. With deepest sympathy and warmth of heart. Additional Bible based comfort can be found at jw.org Search:Comfort.

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    Chevelle Watson says

    Sending My Deepest Condolences To Ms. Shirley White Family! I’m so sorry to hear of Her passing. Ms Shirley was a long time neighbor of My Mom on Berkley Ave. and a Very Sweet Lady My Prayer are With The Family…

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