Sharon Newell Shirley
1947 — 2022
Sharon Newell Shirley, 74 of Atlanta, passed peacefully away in her sleep on April 26, 2022, after a long and courageous fight with cancer. Known affectionately as "Lita" to her family, she loved her family more than anything else. Sharon was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and a great friend to many. A strong Christian woman of Grace, who gave unconditional love to us all...May her legacy of life continue to inspire us all. Sharon was born in Kenedy, Texas on July 10, 1947 to Alton & Winnie Newell, their third child and only daughter. Her father was a pioneer in the metal recycling industry and the inventor of the Newell Car Shredder, which forever...