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Shirley Jeanett Tubbs
was born on September 29, 1952 in Marion, Alabama to David and Mary B. (Page) Tubbs. After moving to Fort Wayne, Indiana early in life she united with the Pilgrim Baptist Church. She graduated from Central High School and furthered her education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Shirley also received her degree in Cosmetology. She was employed by Marathon Oil Houston, Texas as an Administrative Assistant for 30 years. In her leisure she enjoyed cooking and traveling.
Shirley departed this life on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
She was preceded in death by her parents, David Tubbs and Mary B. Tubbs-Hill; a brother, David L. Tubbs; sisters, Maggie Cunegin, Josephine and Thelma Tubbs.
She leaves precious memories to her sisters, Lula M. (Booker) Powell, Rosie (Franklin) Billingsley, Betty Billingsley, Dorothy (Rodney) Haywood Sr., brothers, Johnny (Gail) Tubbs and William (Kathy) Muhammed; a god-son, Austin Saunders and special friend, Doug Fowler; with a host of other relatives and friends.
"I fought a good fight, I finished the course, I kept the faith..."
Shirley will be laid to rest in Covington Memorial Gardens