Shirley M. Rea (1938 - 2014)

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Shirley M. Rea

Melbourne, FL

Shirley Rea went home to the Lord on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Melbourne, FL. Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She lived life to the fullest. She was born July 17, 1938 in Charleston, WV to Frank and Leva Collins. She moved to FL in 1985. Shirley loved the sunshine and dancing. She was a life member of VFW Auxiiary #8191 and Moose International in St. Albans, WV. She leaves behind her husband, William Rea; daughters, Trina Bateman (David), Taffy Sloan (Fred), both of FL, Penney Ryan (Dane), of WV; son, Richard Harris of WV; grandsons, Scott Persinger, Shaun Ryan (Traci), John Eskridge, James Vandall, Patrick Scott, Christopher Mann, granddaughter, Summer Harris, great-granddaughters, Payten Eskridge and Aubree Ryan; and a very special friend, Jeannie Hewett Skipper.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2014
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