September 30, 1933 - March 23, 2021
Gaskins – Shirley Evelyn Gaskins age 87, of Starke, Florida went to her heavenly home on March 23, 2021 at her residence with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on September 30, 1933 to the late Lowe Joiner and Altie Alford Joiner. Shirley was raised in Jacksonville, FL where she attended Robert E. Lee High School. On July 15, 1960 Shirley married the love of her life James “Jimmy” Gaskins and together they spent 60 beautiful years. Shirley and Jimmy made their forever home in Bradford County after they were happily married. Shirley loved serving her community and was passionate about helping others in any way she could. She dedicated her time volunteering for the Florida Farm Bureau Woman’s Committee for eight years, and the county level Kidney Drive for over 20 years. Shirley enjoyed being a homemaker tending to her family, and attending Northside Baptist Church. She also enjoyed fishing, canning her favorite foods, and traveling. More than anything, Shirley loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Alice Reinhardt, and Louise Igou; grandsons, Michael Tew, Jr., and Trey Tew; brother-in-laws, Donald Dingman, Bill “Rinnie” Reinhardt, and Roy Igou. Shirley is survived by her husband, Jimmy Gaskins; children, Michael (Sandy Ellis) Tew, Sr. of Lawtey, FL, Jacque (Rick) Bailey of OH, and Dianne (Kent) Graudons of Starke, FL; sister, Barbara Dingman; grandchildren, Emily DeWitt, Ginger (Matt) Jacobs, Brandon (Krista) Bailey, Whitney Bailey, Kurt (Kristin) Graudons, and Tara (Charles) Louie; 8 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. A Celebration of Shirley’s life will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Pastor Chris Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke, Fl. 904-964-5757. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the family’s guest book.
Gaskins – Shirley Evelyn Gaskins age 87, of Starke, Florida went to her heavenly home on March 23, 2021 at her residence with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on September 30, 1933 to the late Lowe Joiner... View Obituary & Service Information
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