Shirley Gafford Childress Digman


Shirley Gafford Childress Digman, age 80, a longtime resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

Shirley was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family, reading and watching her birds.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Childress.

She is survived by her sons, Curtis E. Childress Jr. (Janet) of Fairhope, Gary D. Childress of Bon Secour, Larry E. Childress (Stephanie) of Williamsburg, Virginia; daughters, Darlene J. Corbin (Timothy) of Spanish Fort and Sandra D. Pitts (Greg) of Fairhope; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, Fairhope.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. until time of service.

Interment will follow in Brook-Cedron Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Shirley may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 19698 Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532, 251-990-7775,