Shirley Ann Johnson-Mallory

May 21, 1943 - April 14, 2022

05/21/1943 - 04/14/2022

Past Services

Thursday April 21, 2022
High Ridge Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-6115 | Directions
Thursday April 21, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Thursday April 21, 2022
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Shirley Ann Johnson-Mallory, 78, of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday April 14, 2022 at the WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born May 21, 1943 in Bellaire, Ohio daughter of the late James “Shag” Thomas and Ruth Naomi Wade.

Shirley was the retired Assistant Director of CAC, the Director of Head Start, Chairman of Alternative Residency Program and the Board of Belomar and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellaire, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward Johnson and James Mallory, daughters, Rayla Johnson Scott and Denise K. Johnson, granddaughter. Denise L. Scott, sisters, Lena “Penny” Long, Lillian Jean Wade, Cynthia Thomas and brother, Jerry Thomas.

Surviving are her children, Ryan Patterson of Columbus, Ohio, Rheeana T. (Jeremiah) Wade of Bellaire, Ohio and Rashane Wade of Bellaire, Ohio, sisters, Cynthia Wade (Marion) Black of Columbus, Ohio. Toni R. (Ron) Sinclair of Wheeling, West Virginia, Robin D. (Robert) Ford of Columbus, Ohio and Patricia A. Thomas of Portland, Oregon and brothers, Isaiah “Ike” R. (Jeanette) Wade, Jr. of Wintersville, Ohio, James “Squire” Thomas of Portland, Oregon and William Brian Thomas of Gresham, Oregon. Also one granddaughter, Evalena Wade, one great grandson, Tre Kell Safreed and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Thursday April 21, 2022 from 11 am until time of services at 1 pm with Elder Darrell T. Parker officiating. Interment in the High Ridge Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

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Jo Ann Williams Kossky
1 year ago

I went to school with Shirley and she was always such a happy person with a
smile for everyone. She loved her family and enjoyed getting together with
our class of 1962.

Don Turner
1 year ago

To the family of Shirley Johnson-Mallory:
You are in our prayers at this difficult time.

“Tenderly may time heal your sorrow
Gently may friends ease your pain
Softly may peace replace heartaches and may the warmest memories remain”
Don & Rebecca Turner
Weirton, WV

Cheryl Busby & Family
1 year ago

Family, with sympathy, thinking of you in these difficult times and sending love

Tri-State Military Veterans Museum
1 year ago

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Shirley’s family and friends. She was a great supporter of the Tri-State Military Museum. She will be missed by all. Rest now in the arms of our Lord Shirley your mission on earth is complete. †

Taylor and Kiara Mayfield
1 year ago

God bless your family. Ms.Shirley was a beautiful woman you will be missed. We enjoyed coming from Texas and being greeted by Ms. Shirley at First Baptist Church in Bellaire Ohio.

Laurel Pettress
1 year ago

Words cannot express how much you will be missed. We were childhood friends and our children became friends as well. I am going to miss our weekly phone calls, filled with laughter and love. Shirley was a beautiful soul inside and out, who I know made an impact on anyone who crossed her path. She will be missed full circle. Sending condolences and praying you all are wrapped in the lords loving arms during this difficult journey, but feel blessed to have the wonderful experience of having had the opportunity to have had Shirley in your life. I will cherish all the memories we made, again you are going to be missed my friend. Cheryl Pettress and family

Lynda Lewis
1 year ago

My condolence to Shirley’s family. She was a very loving person. She will be missed.

Larry and Lillian Siebieda & family
1 year ago

I was so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. I wish I had had an opportunity to speak to her one more time. She was such a good friend, and one of the best bosses I’ve ever worked for. She always smiled when she saw you. She will be sorely missed. Condolences and love.

Roberta Fletcher
1 year ago

My deepest condolences to the family. I will miss our conversations. You were loved by my family.

Deb Stein Kakos
1 year ago

Shirley touched so many lives and was a wonderful person. I will always remember her smile, it would light up a room and how warm and caring she was. She would come into my Dad’s shoe store(Bermans) and talk with him. She would bring in Denise when she was a baby and i would play withs her, while her and Dad visited. Shirley would always keep him on his toes. I remember seeing her and Denise at the 4th of July fireworks in Martins Ferry when Tre Kell was a baby, I got to play with him then and visit with them. Shirley will be greatly missed, but has earned her wings and will be watching over her family.