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Wortham, (76), last surviving member of her immediate family went to be with the Lord and her family, Saturday, the 24th of July. Shirley was born August 3, 1935 in Houston, Texas; the only daughter of Marvin Lee Wortham and Eddie Fern Holcomb Wortham, sister to Marvin Lee Wortham Jr. and Gene Audrey Wortham all of which preceded her in death.
Shirley is survived by her six children, Jackie Lee Rogers, Daryl Jene Rogers, Nancy Ann Rogers, Sharyn Lynn Rogers, Donna Jane Rogers, and Stacy Dyanne Rogers; 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind sister-in-law Mary Ann Wortham; niece Melody Ballew and nephews David and Danny Wortham. Shirley is now in that place we all aspire to go someday. All her family and friends celebrate her life but will miss her dearly.
Graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30th at Rosewood Park Cemetery, 2602 South Houston Ave Humble 77396. Shirley will be laid to rest alongside her mother, father and older brother.
Published in Houston Chronicle on July 29, 2011