Born January 31, 1943, in Lansing, MI, daughter of the late Ernest and Donna Langdon passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018, at age 75.
Shirley was a dedicated and active member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church where she participated in the Prayer Ministry. Her church and her family were of utmost importance to her and her memory will be cherished not only by them, but also by her many dear friends.
Surviving are daughters, Kimberly Sue (James) Neal and Teresa Lynn (Eric) Spears; grandchildren, Monica Washington Padula, Isaac Jackson, and Chloe Spears; great-grandchildren, Kristian, Kendall, Kendrick, Kieran, and Keara along with a host of extended family members.
Shirley was preceded in death by her brother, Russell Langdon and her sister, Ruth Ann Rathbun.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 501 E. Mt. Hope Ave. in Lansing. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Church on Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers we request donations to Shirley Ward’s beloved church, Mt. Hope United Methodist Church and/or her favorite charity, The Alzheimer’s Association.