Shirley May Cooper Decker passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018, at the age of 79.  She was born on Thursday, February 2, 1939 in Magnolia, Mississippi.

She was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Jerry Decker, daughters, Norma Decker and Cynthia Coats Morgan and her husband Jerry Morgan Jr.; son, Charles Foster, Jr.;grandchildren, Somer Smith, Jeremy Foster, Ashley Clark, Douglas Hawkins, Alyssa, Caleb, and Kayleigh Coats, and Stoney Morgan;great-grandchildren, Hunter, Alexis, Maddix, Cashe, Jessi May, Jaden, and Riley.

She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd Cooper; mother, Dollie McGough Cooper; grandson, William Smith; siblings, Jean, Bea, Mary, Clarence, and Loraine.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula, on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Followed by a funeral service at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.

Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Garden in Hammond, Louisiana.

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