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Obituaries

Obituaries

Shirley Ann McCawley 1951 - 2006

Services for Shirley Ann McCawley, 55, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. McCawley died Monday, May 29, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 20, 1951, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Herbert and Mary Perkins Laxton. She moved from Jacksonville, Fla., to Lawrence in 1971.Ms. McCawley was a homemaker.Survivors include her mother, of Mississippi; companion, Gary Roit, McLouth; a son, Sean P. McCawley, Lawrence; three daughters, Tonya Beard, Shannan McCawley and Tina Grey, all of Lawrence; three brothers, Herbert Laxton, Kansas City, Kan., Timothy Laxton, Olden, Texas, and Robert Laxton, Memphis; four sisters, Theresa Laxton, Texas, Linda Hastings, Indiana, Marie Laxton, North Carolina, and Rose Nelms, Mississippi; and 13 grandchildren, Matthew, Carol, Michelle, Timothy, Skyler, Tyler, Dominique, Damitrious, Mariah, Destini, Kristine, Sarah and Richia; three nieces, Wendy, Misty and Memorie; and three nephews, William, Chance and Herbert. A brother, Paul Stanley, and a sister, Tena Rose, died earlier.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the Shirley Ann McCawley Memorial Fund, sent in care of the mortuary.