1949 Shirley 2021

Shirley Jean Anderson

April 24, 1949 — May 24, 2021

Shirley Jean Goforth Anderson, age 72, of Maryville went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 24, 2021, surrounded by her family at home. Shirley was a faithful member of New Providence Primitive Baptist Church where she loved to worship and serve her Lord. Shirley loved to have fun and never met a stranger. Shirley is well-known for driving a school bus for Blount County Schools for 31 years. Preceded in death by: parents, Bill & Mae Goforth; first love of her live, Paul Jackson McPeak; siblings, Charles & Wayne Goforth, Jimmy Goforth, Judy Ballew, and Ethel Davidson; and many other family members. Shirley will be sadly missed by her children, Michael McPeak, Jackie & Raymond Anderson, Tracy McPeak, and Tisha & Sam Welshan. She leaves behind her grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Trevor Anderson, Tiffany & AJ Walker, Terra Anderson, Gracie Welshan, Isaac & Hope McPeak; two great-grandchildren, Levi & Willow Walker. Family and friends may come by to sign the book and pay their respects from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, Friday, May 28, 2021 at Smith Parlor A. Family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 29, 2021 at New Providence Primitive Baptist Church. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM with Rev. Darrell Croft and Elder Tommy Boring officiating. Interment will be at 12:30 PM, Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Four Mile Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to: NPPBC Church or SHE Club, in care of Brenda Self, 2210 Tipton Loop Road, Maryville, TN 37803. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Shirley Jean Anderson please visit our Sympathy Store.
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