WILMAR — Shirley Mae Tilman Sheets, was born May 14, 1949, to the parentage of the late Olive B. Avery and Willie Tilman in Drew County.
Shirley leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Cal Lawrence Sheets; two sons Carlos Sheets and Garrett Sheets both of Wilmar, Ark.; one daughter, Kywanda Hines of Warren; several grandchildren; five brothers, Clemmon Avery, Herbert Avery, Dexter Carr, Orlando Baker and James “Jimmy” Simmons; six sisters, Roselyn Gardner, Evangline Carr, Valerie Carr, Dethra Gardner, Deborah Daniels and Sylvia Carr; her mother-in-law, Nettie Sheets; her brother-in-law, Wiley (Tammy) Sheets; five sisters-in-law, Alberta Flentroy, Otha Sheets, Laura Sheets, Kattie Trotter and Nannette Wilson; one uncle, Levi Thurman Jr.; two aunts, Irma Lean McCorn and Etha Mae Jackson; a special nephew: Antonio “Buster” Carr, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Wilmar, burial in Wilmar Cemetery. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.