Cora Simpson Shires
12-21-1928 - 08-08-2021
Country: United States | State: Tennessee | City: Jackson

Cora Simpson Shires, age 92, of Jackson, TN, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 8, 2021.
Cora was born in Middleton, TN, on Friday, December 21, 1928, to the late Henry Grady Simpson, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) Simpson. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 20 years, James Everett Shires, Sr. who passed away January 15, 1971; her cherished son, James Everett Shires, Jr. who passed away on November 3, 2018; brothers, Jack Simpson, Jr. and Harold Simpson; and sisters, Jerry Whaley and Pat Elliott.
Survivors include her grandsons, Michael Shires and Steven Shires and their mother, Sherri Shires all of Las Vegas, NV; sister-in-law Ruth Hall Simpson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors with Henry Simpson, III and Tim Simpson officiating with burial to follow in Highland Memorial Gardens in Jackson, TN. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the service time at Arrington Funeral Directors.
Memorial contributions are suggested to:
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000-Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or to
Dream Center, 1970 N. Highland, Suite E., Jackson, TN 38305

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