Shirley Ann Tolley Breeden, 71, of Lynchburg went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 12, 2008 at her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born August 13, 1936 in Lynchburg, she was a daughter of the late Wheeler and Lizzie Tolley. She was a member of Inglewood Baptist Church where she was deeply devoted to her church family. Shirley was an avid gardener and just a casual stroll through her yard will brighten your day. She was a wonderful cook and loved to prepare large delicious meals for her family and many friends. Shirley was a generous and loving person and loved doing for others. She was a devout Christian and servant of the Lord.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Lyle Breeden; four daughters, Vickie B. Falwell (Rick), Sandi B. Martin (Jerry), Gayle B. Vinoskey (David) and Christina B. Fleenor (Jeff); one brother, Ray Tolley (Sandra) and one sister Myrtle T. Croy (Harry) ; five grandchildren, Douglas Chappell, Allyson Carter, Cassady Martin , Luke Martin and Nicholas Vinoskey; one great-grandchild, Kayli Carter and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Hills for their love and wonderful care given to Shirley during her illness.
A celebration of Shirley's life will be held Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 11:00 AM in Diuguid Wiggington Chapel with Lay Pastor, Kathy Nicholls officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Big Island.
Memorial contributions may be made to Inglewood Baptist Church, 4830 Old Boonsboro Road, Lynchburg. VA, 24503.
Diuguid Funeral Service-Wiggington Chapel (434-385-8900) is serving the family.