Shirley Norris McGuire

Shirley Norris McGuire

Services celebrating the life of Shirley Norris McGuire will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria, with Reverend David Boothe officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.

The family asks that visitation be observed Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria, from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. McGuire, 73, of Alexandria, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at CHRISTUS St. Francis Cabrini Hospital. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and teacher that will be dearly missed by many.

A graduate of Louisiana College with a BA in Elementary Education, she went on to teach 2nd grade. She then went on to become the head of the Physical Education Department at Horseshoe Drive Elementary School until her retirement on May 31, 1997.

She was preceded in death by her son, Gary Kent McGuire, who passed from this life, September 25, 2004; and her parents, Floyd and Myrtle Hickman Norris.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 54 years, Frank B. McGuire; son, Michael McGuire and wife Lyna, of Pearland, Texas; daughter, Patricia "Trisha" Langlinais and husband Chris, of Baton Rouge; and 3 grandchildren, Keira, Alexander, and Makayla McGuire.

Memorials may be made to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 East 56th Street, 8th floor, New York, NY 10022.

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Funeral Home

Hixson Brothers Funeral Home
701 Jackson Street  Alexandria, LA 71301

Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 1, 2013