Vera Shears Pirkle

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Vera Shears Pirkle, 90, of Oxford, passed away on April 14, 2015. Visitation will be today April 16, 2015 10-12. Funeral service will immediately follow at 12 p.m. in the Martin Chapel at First Baptist Church of Oxford with Stan Albright officiating. Mrs. Pirkle is survived by her children and their spouses, Jimmy and Sherry Pirkle, Brenda and Joe Bynum, and Donald and Debbie Pirkle; sister Betty (Morris) Phillips; seven grandchildren, Mont J. Pirkle, Leslie B. Coker, Leigh B. Bern, Kelly P. Sprayberry, Casey P. Humphries, Todd R. Pirkle, and Joanna B. Benefield; along with twelve great-grandchildren. Mrs. Pirkle was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Pirkle; and two infant sons; parents, Mont (Buck) and Ada Shears; sisters, Maude Shortnancy, Helmonth Shears, Ruby Rinehart, Mildred Key, and Louise Fant. A special thank you goes to those who kept her comfortable and shared in her life over the past three years: Helen, Teresa, Ty, Patsy, Melissa, BHC Citizens Home Health, and Lakeside Hospice. Also a special thank you to everyone at the Oxford Senior Center. Being a part of the center was a highlight of her day. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Oxford Senior Center or the FBC Oxford Building Fund. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Her family was her pride and joy, and it showed in her dedication to all of them. She will be missed by all. Online condolences may be posted at
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Oxford, AL 36203
(256) 831-4611
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Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 16, 2015
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