Shirley was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by two daughters, Carol Smith of Benton and Debbie Cooper of Sikeston, Mo.; two sons, Danny Sutton of Benton and Mike Sutton of Hickory; two brothers, Floyd Henson and Robert Boaz both of Benton; eleven grandchildren, Tinker Smith, Dannethia Waggoner, Sissy Collins, Robin Manning, Ra-Anne Sutton, Skyler Sutton, Sabrina Wells, Tiffany Cooper, Stacey Dove, Stanley Neal Sutton, Jr. and Sean Sutton; and nineteen great grandchildren.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Sutton; one son, Stanley Sutton; four sisters, Yvonne Nelson, Frances Elam, Patsy Estes and Lunell Nelson; and one brother, Noel Boaz. Her parents were Raymond E. Boaz and Dona Jane Henson Boaz.
A private service was held on Wednesday, January 1 and inurnment will be in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.