Shirley Ann Nussbaum passed away on April 21, 2013. She was born on October 21, 1946 to Ralph and Alma Nussbaum in Lima, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her father, Ralph Nussbaum, and her brother, Thomas Nussbaum. Shirley is survived by her children, Russell Carter Sr. of Houston, Texas, Tonnia Marshall of Holgate, Ohio, Anthony (Tony) Carter of Rockport, Texas. Also surviving are her mother, Alma Tyo of Oakwood, Ohio, her sister, Doneta Adkins of Melrose, Ohio, and a step-sister, Patricia Lannahan of Dayton, Ohio. She has seven grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, one niece, one nephew, one step-niece, one great-niece, three great-nephews, and one great-great-niece. Preferred memorials are to the family. Services will be held at Friday, April 26 at Melrose United Methodist Church at 11:00 am.