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Shirley Hortense O'Brien

February 3, 1936 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 83)

Statesboro, GA

Shirley Hortense O'Brien, age 83, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

She was born in Berwyn, Maryland, on February 3, 1936. Shirley was a long-time resident of Danville, Virginia, who had recently relocated to Statesboro, Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul S. O'Brien, parents, Hilda and Lawrence Suit, sister Dorothy Miller and brother Edward Suit.

Shirley is survived by her sons, Paul L O'Brien (Dee), Patrick M O'Brien (Judy) and Carl M O'Brien (Lynette), and her daughter, Teresa A. Lowell. She is also survived by grandchildren, Patrick, Shannon, James, George, Sean, Amanda, Benjamin, Ashley, Megan, Crystal, Devin, Mackenzie, Zachary, Conner, Lilliana, Shelly and Angie, along with nine great grandchildren.

She is also survived by her many loving friends from Heritage Towers. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday morning, June 14th from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Deal Funeral Directors.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00am from the chapel of Deal Funeral Directors with Dr. Stewart Moody officiating.

Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery.

Friends may sign the online register book at

Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

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