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Shirley E. Straley

1937 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Shirley E. Straley Obituary
Services for Shirley E. Straley, 78, of Sweetwater, will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 at Avondale Baptist Church with Reverend Kevin Shipp officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 from 7-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
She died on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at her home in Sweetwater.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1937 in Texarkana, Texas. She married William Glenn "Bill" Straley on Aug. 30, 1951 in Texarkana, Ark.
Shirley moved to Sweetwater in 1953. She worked for Spartin Industries for five years as a supervisor, and Walls Industries, Inc. as head supervisor for 10 years before retiring. She was also a homemaker and was a member of Avondale Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, Johnny Straley of Sweetwater; daughter, Glenda Straley of Sweetwater; sister, Belver Rothwell of Texarkana, Texas; grandsons, Michael Straley and wife Melanie of Sweetwater and Jeffery Straley of Sweetwater; and three great-grandchildren, Summer Crain of Sweetwater and Mason and Max Straley of Sweetwater.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Nora (Bramhall) Crow; her sister, Juanita Crow in 1927; her brother, John Crow in 2013; and her husband of 56 years, William (Bill) Straley on Feb. 9, 2008.
Pallbearers will be William Shumaker, Gary Ruffin, Johnny Eivens, Josh Garza, Clyde DeLaO and Dakota West.
Honorary pallbearers will be Britt Vanchura, Bruce Denton and Michael Longoria.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Sept. 29, 2015
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