Shirley J. Garns, 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Sept. 18, 2016. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 62 years, Keith M. “Casey” Garns.
Shirley retired from Virginia Beach City Public Schools and was an active member of Portsmouth Boat Club and Portsmouth Yacht Club until the time of her death.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, R. Kyle Garns; three daughters, Keena Garns, Karen Vaughan and husband Bobby, and Ronda Sargent and husband Art; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and loving friends at Portsmouth Boat Club and Portsmouth Yacht Club.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The family will receive friends at her residence on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, from 5-8 p.m.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com