Obert Funeral Home
1556 Brickyard Road
Chipley, Florida 32428
Shirley Farmer Thaxton, 81 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on April 27, 2014 at her residence.
Shirley was born May 24, 1932 in Phenix City, Alabama to Raiford and Esta Opal (Gunter) Farmer. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida. She had lived in the panhandle area since 2002 coming from Jonesboro, Georgia. Shirley loved to read, visit with local churches, and especially enjoyed traveling to Montana and Oregon to visit her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Raiford and Esta Opal Farmer; sister: Mona Sue Farmer.
She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years Robert “Bob” Thaxton of Chipley, Florida; two daughters: Debra Corley Terry of Missoula, Montana, Rebecca Corley Bailey and husband David of Cottondale, Florida; sister: Joyce McGilvary of Phenix City, Alabama; granddaughter: Ashley Hamilton Terry of Corvallis, Oregon; great granddaughter: Emma Jade Terry of Corvallis, Oregon; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. May 4, 2014 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service for a time of fellowship. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida in charge of arrangements.