Shirley Faye Daniels
July 27, 1936 - September 5, 2022

Shirley Faye Daniels, of Rising Fawn, Ga. passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. She was 86. Mrs. Daniels is survived by her son, Gregory Dale Daniels, and daughter-in-law Beverly Daniels, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., and son, Jeffrey Jerome Daniels, and daughter-in-law Brenda Daniels, of LaFayette, Ga.; grandchildren, Andrea (Andrew) Barker, of Marietta, Ga., Gregory Dale (Jennifer) Daniels Jr., of Trenton, Ga., Lindsey Daniels, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Heath (Valerie) Daniels, of Rising Fawn, Ga., Sarah (Manuel) Barnett of Fairfield, Calif., and step-grandson Nicholas (Rebecca) Clayson, of Hopewell, Va.; great-grandchildren, Alleigh, Brody, and Josie Daniels; Sophia and Logan Barnett; Gabriel Daniels; Landon and Levi Kirk, Harlynn Daniels; and Kell Barker; siblings, Judy Fitzgerald, of Rising Fawn, Ga., Randy Hodnett, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., and Sandra Kathy West, of Ringgold, Ga. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews she loved dearly. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Howard Daniels, parents Quinton E.P. Hodnett and Goldie Ree Yates; sister, Carol Hodnett, and brother, Mickey Hodnett, and grandparents Luther and Roxy Hodnett.
Mrs. Daniels was born in Lineville, Ala. on July 27, 1936. She was the oldest of five siblings and later moved to the Rising Fawn community on Lookout Mountain with her family. She was an active member of New Lookout Baptist Church since the 1950s and spent her early years helping her mother take care of her younger siblings. Mrs. Daniels later met her future husband, Wilfred, at a baseball game in New Salem and the two later wed in 1955. They were happily married for 57 years until Wilfred’s death in 2013. Mrs. Daniels spent her early years working alongside her sisters at the Olan Mills off Broad Street and later became self-employed by starting her residential cleaning business. Mrs. Daniels was happiest when spending time with her family, singing gospel hymns with her sisters as the musical group, “The Whispering Sisters,” and hosting large family luncheons every Sunday after church. Mrs. Daniels was a kind and loving woman who enjoyed her faith, church, and family.
Visitation followed by funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8 at New Lookout Baptist Church at 50 Ridley Circle, Rising Fawn, Ga. 30738. The family will begin receiving friends at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 12 p.m. and interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at 1 p.m. Funeral services will be officiated by Jeff Daniels and the interment will be officiated by Greg Daniels. Following the interment, guests are invited to attend a dinner which will be held at the Mount Pleasant Community Center located at 5981 Highway 157, Rising Fawn, GA 30738.
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory of Trenton, GA was honored to serve the family.