Shirley Jean Alger
July 23, 1935 – July 14, 2018
Shirley Jean Alger 1935-2018
SHIRLEY J PIERCE, age 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14th, 2018, at her home in Pensacola, Florida. She was born July 23, 1935, in West Monroe, Louisiana to Sylvester and Willie Pierce. She married Lonnie Mathis, USAF and went on to graduate High School after giving birth to 2 daughters. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Civil Service. In later years she married Russ V. Alger. Shirley truly loved sewing, quilting, and various crafting hobbies such as colored glass work, and oil painting. She was loved very much and will be remembered as a role model, and to seek after and achieve your dreams. She is survived by two daughters, a grandson and three great grandchildren. She will be missed greatly. Family, friends, and others whose lives Shirley touched are invited to the HILLCRET BAPTIST CHURCH, at 3pm on Saturday, July 26, to celebrate and grieve. Arrangments have been entrusted to Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home. She loved animals so in lieu of flowers please consider donations to support Escambia County Humane Society, a “no kill” community.
- Funeral Service Saturday, July 28, 2018