Shirley T. Weatherford
DARLINGTON — Shirley Tolson Weatherford, 83, died on Christmas Eve morning at her residence. A graveside service was held Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at Mechanicsville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday in the chapel at Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The service was live-streamed on Shirley’s tribute page at www.belkfuneralhome.com Born in Chesterfield County, she was the daughter of the late Maxie and Aileen Gainey Tolson. Shirley loved children, and was affectionately known as “Momma” to many that she helped raise. She also enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers. She was a member of Brown Springs Baptist Church and attended Mechanicsville Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, J.L. Weatherford, children: Barry Huggins, Donna Huggins, both of Hartsville, and Teresa Huggins of Chesterfield; many grandchildren; a stepson, Kelvin Weatherford; and a stepgrandson. She was preceded in death by sisters Barbara Jordan, Ann Teal and Maxine Chisolm; brothers Carrol Tolson, Maxie Tolson; a best friend who was like a sister, Jean Gainey; and a grandson. Memorials may be made to Mechanicsville Baptist Church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Rd., Darlington, SC 29532.