Barbara Elrod Shires

Friday, June 8, 2018

Mrs. Barbara Elrod Shires, 81, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Columbia, TN. Mrs. Shires was born in Marshall County, the daughter of the late Jack and Cecil Mae Troop Elrod. She was a life long homemaker and a very active member of the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shires was preceded in death by her husband, Guinn Gene Shires, who died in 2014, and a brother, Charles “Bud” Elrod.

Mrs. Shires is survived by her son, Jeff (Dru) Shires, Unionville, TN; grandsons, Daniel (Melanie) Lambert and Dustin (Jenifer) Lambert; great-grandchildren, Michael (Ali) Lambert, Chase Lambert, Melissa Lambert, Elsie Lambert, Sylvia Lambert and Sydney Lambert; niece, LeAnn Elrod.

Family members will receive friends on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Dustin Lambert and Rev. Joe Wiggins officiating. Burial will follow in Allen Cemetery in the Caney Spring Community.

E.W. Hill, Dustin Lambert, Daniel Lambert, Chase Lambert, Brent Johns and Brian Johns will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial donations may be made to Allen Cemetery, c/o Marilyn Vaughn, 3783 Verona-Caney Road, Lewisburg, TN 38091.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, Tennessee, 931-364-2233 in charge of arrangements. (www.lawrencefuneral.net)