It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Mae Malloy announces her passing on Saturday, December 08, 2018 at the age of 77 at Gwinnett Medical Center. We rejoice that she is now perfectly healed and at home with the Lord. Shirley was a seamstress by trade making beautiful window treatments and home accessories. She had a great sense of fun and fierce love for her family and friends. She is known as Grenda, Nana, and Mimi to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be lovingly missed by her two daughters Tina Gill and Tammy Malloy, as well as her sister, Pearlie Jane Wheeler [Cecil]. She will also be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Lindsey Buffington [Ryan], Eric Gill [Carolynn], and Morgan Malloy, and her great-grandchildren Rhys, Ava, Wyatt. Her presence will be missed by many nieces, nephews and other extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph “Jake” Cleveland Swofford and Bessie Cook Swofford, also her sisters Louise Wilkerson and Lorene Jones. Services will be held at Wages & Sons Funeral Home (1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046). Visitation will be held Monday December 10, 2018 from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm, Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 11:00 am. The funeral service will be conducted by Dr. James K. (Buster) Brown on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Wages & Sons Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to her Sunday School Class for Seniors Foundation at Annie Mary Baptist Church (327 Georgia 11, Monroe, Ga 30655).

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  1. So sorry Tammy. I enjoyed having her on the ballfields when the girls would play she was their biggest fan . Xoxo

  2. Her love of life makes her death bittersweet. She fought well to live until she was ready to move to her eternal one. She was so special to us.

  3. On behalf of my grandma Mattie Lovett and my mom Diane Drury. We are very sorry for yalls loss. We will be praying for y’all all. God Bless Mattie, Diane and Laura Fussell

  4. What a blessing it was to have known Shirley and to have had her in my life. She was the kindest and most sincere friend. The epitome of a true southern belle. Always dressed to the nine whether she felt like it or not. She will be missed very much. I would like to think that I can keep a small part of who she was in my soul and be a better person. Love and prayers Tina, Tammy and the entire family. Love, Melna

  5. To the family of Shirley I am sorry for your loss . Shirley was a sweet kind and loving lady that our family loved very much. She was sweet and helpful with our Mom and we was happy to have her. Our prayers are with you.

  6. My sincerest condolences to your family. Losing a loved one is extremely difficult. We long for for the time when we no longer have to experience the pain of loss. (Revelation 21:3,4) Until then, May the “God of all comfort” be with you during this difficult time and May you find peace in His promises and in your loving memories. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  7. Tina – No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing that she is now resting in the arms of our Lord. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  8. I can’t imagine what your family may be feeling Revelations 21:4 helps us to appreciate that death will be no more nor will we suffer anymore so that’s a comforting thought knowing soon we will be reunited with our loved ones again and we will no longer feel any pain my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

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