Mrs. Shirley Callis Callaway
12/25/1929 - 10/05/2018
Born on December 25, 1929, in Boydton, VA, she was the daughter of the late Edger H. Thompson and Annie May Steele Thompson. Mrs. Callaway was former social worker for the Hart County TMR School. Mrs. Callaway was a former member of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class and Hartwell Garden Club. She was a past president of the Theo Oglesby Women on Mission and past Worthy Matron of the Nancy Hart Chapter #398 O.E.S. Mrs. Callaway was also a LVA tutor for the Nancy Hart Literacy Council. Mrs. Callaway was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hartwell. Survivors include one son: Mark Callis & Elma of Pisgah Forest, NC; two daughters: Linda Buckley & Bob of Sacramento, CA, and Elaine Tomlin & Mark of Hartwell; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Mrs. Callaway was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands: Garland Laster Callis and William “Bill” Callaway; and by several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell with Dr. Hugh Kirby officiating. A graveside service will be conducted in the Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery, in South Hill, VA on Saturday October 13th at 11:00 A.M. Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Callaway family with local arrangements.