Shirley Timmons, 68, died Saturday, March 17 after an extended illness. She lived at 11865 Faye Road in Macclenny but was in West Jacksonville Nursing Facility for the last two years. She was born in Jesup, GA to Marion and Isabelle Griffis and they moved to Jacksonville when she was a toddler. She is preceded in death by daughter Janie Lee Timmons Ives and sisters Velma Jones, Juanita Jones, Letha Vinson and Dorothy Bell.
Survivors include son Douglas Michael Timmons; grandsons Albert Sailor Ives III, Jamie Scott Timmons and Jason Ryan Timmons; siblings Ginny (Bebe) Starling, Buddy (Pat) Griffis, Evelyn (Tony) Walden, Wayne (Linda) Griffis, Judy (Leroy) Johannes, Raymond Griffis; loving companion of 31 years Joe Starling; many nieces and nephews.