Carlton Shirley

Carlton Shirley, 85, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his home. He was a native of Cannon Co., TN.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Willie Mae Reed Shirley of Woodbury; 2 Children, Danny (Sharon) Shirley and Kathy (Charles) Preston all of Woodbury; 4 Granddaughters, Angela (John) Tinnon of Flat Creek, Beth Shirley Roberts of Woodbury, Stephanie (Eli) Hamby of Milton, Alison (Jason) Roberts of Morrison; 9 Great Grandchildren, Macey Bowman, Austin & Colton Tinnon, Addison Shirley, Lucas & Cade Roberts, Preston & Samuel Hamby, Ava Roberts; Neice and Nephew: Connie (Paul) Leyhew of Milton, Steve (Sandra) Shirley of Murfreesboro; 3 Great Nephews,Clay Shirley, Dr. Cason Shirley and Brian Leyhew; Brothers-in-law, Terry (Marie) Reed and Arlin (Pat) Reed.

He was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in McMinnville, a veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Army and was a retired Construction Manager.

Carlton was preceded in death by his parents, Clay & Nola Alexander Shirley and his brother, Robert Shirley.

Funeral Services will be 11 am Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Burden and Bro. Jeff Cripps officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm until 8 pm Friday, April 29, 2016.

Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or