Shirley Jean Obie, age 52, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. She is survived by her mother, Vera Obie Wright of Pensacola, FL, sister, Velisa Phillips of Atlanta, GA, brother, Edward Obie of Lawrenceville, sister, Angela Obie of Pensacola, Fl, nephews, Zachary Obie and Edward Obie II, niece, Angelica Phillips, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her father Charlie Obie, Jr. Shirley was a graduate of W.J Woodham High School in Pensacola, Fl and Michigan State University. Shirley was employed with Emory University for over 25 years and worked part time for Quest Diagnostics for 17 years. A Service to celebrate the life of Shirley will be at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Burial will be in Pensacola, FL. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 770-963-2411