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Shirley Pompey Sheats, Age 72, of Fairburn, GA 30213 went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born in Valdosta, GA to the late Eddie and Mamie Lou Pompey. She was preceded in death by her brother William Pompey and her sister Gwendolyn Pompey. She is survived by her husband Tommy Sheats; daughter Shana Sheats and brother Edwin O. Pompey Sr. and a host of nieces, nephews, and relatives.

Shirley graduated from Pinevale High School of Valdosta, GA as the Salutatorian of the high school class of 1963. In addition, she was a very proud graduate of Spelman College class of 1968. In addition, she obtained a B.S. Degree from Georgia State University in 1969 and continued her education and obtained an M.Ed. Degree from the University of Georgia in 1991.

She was a very compassionate and caring person that made lifelong friends wherever she went! While our beloved, wife, mother, and friend to so many left this world suddenly, we know she is at peace now in Heaven with God and other loved ones.

A Homegoing service will be held in Celebration of The Life of Shirley at 2 pm; Sunday, April 2, 2017, in the chapel of Harrington Funeral Home, 713 Lake Park Rd., Valdosta, GA 31601. A repast will promptly follow services at 4 pm; Lona & Glady's Event Ctr., 400 E. MLK Dr.
Published on March 31, 2017
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