Carol Marie Shropshire, 81, of Friendswood, Texas entered into eternal rest on July 15, 2012. She was born on October 21, 1930 to Stanley J. and Florence (Griswood) Hayes in Portsmouth, Virginia. Carol moved to Texas in 1964 with sons Rusty and Billy. She then began her career at NASA and worked until her retirement in 1979.
Carol routinely enjoyed her morning coffee and social time at Shipley Do-Nuts with her friends. She also enjoyed providing meals and support to local family members and friends during difficult times.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin L. "Bill" Shropshire; son, Rusty Wright; and two sisters.
She is survived by her son, Billy Wright and wife Debbie; step-daughter, Diane Corley; step-sons, Garry McDaniel and wife Lauren, Randy McDaniel and wife Elizabeth; grandchildren Blake Skweres, Rebecca Kramm, Ian McDaniel, Julia Kay McDaniel, Rachel McDaniel, and Allison McDaniel. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and one great great nephew.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family on Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546.
The funeral service will be conducted on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Heritage Park Baptist Church, 2732 FM 528, Webster, Texas 77598 with Pastor Trent Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.
Pallbearers are: Blake Skweres, Ryan Sprague, Eric Royall, Michael Matter, Stephen LeBlanc and Brian Fitts.
Condolences may be sent to the Shropshire family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.