Paul Shirley

paul shirley
Funeral services for Paul Winford Shirley, 80, of Lone Star will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Veal Switch Missionary Baptist church with Bro. Butch Shipp and Bro. Beetle officiating. Burial will follow at Veal Switch Cemetery in Hughes Springs under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Shirley was born December 13, 1931 in Winnsboro and passed away Thursday, December 29, at his residence. He was a US Army veteran and had worked as a Foreman at US Steel (formerly Lone Star Steel). He is survived by his wife of 61 years Jean Shirley; two sons and a daughter-in-law Jimmy Paul Shirley and Dale and Cindy Shirley; three daughters and a son-in-law Pam Vaughn, Renee Vaughn Yarbrough and Dane and Sheila Edmiston; nine grandchildren, Kristie Shirley, Jennifer, Randy, Amber and Randy, Amber and Wendy Vaughn, Cody, Haylee, Ashlee and Brady Edmiston; five great grandchildren; and one brother Orville Shirley and sister-in-law Linda. Mr. Shirley is preceded in death by two brothers Vaughn "Pod" and R.B. Shirley; and one sister Sylvia "Pud" Martin. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Awana Club or the youth at Veal Switch Baptist Church.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss! Mr. andMrs. Shirley have always felt like they were my grandparents too. He will be missed!

  2. So very sorry to hear the news of Mr. Shirley's passing. My heart goes out to each of you during this very painful time, know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. We will be praying for the family during this difficult time. We were so sorry to hear of this, Mr. Shirley was such a nice and caring man.

  4. We are so sorry to hear about Bro. Paul.But we all know in our hearts where he is now; with no more pain.Will be praying for strength for all of you.

  5. Bro. Paul will always stay in a special place in my heart. I am truly blessed to be able to call him a friend and know his wonderful family.

  6. Dear Mrs. Shirley, Pam and Sheila. So sorry to hear about your husband and dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Bro. Paul was a great inspiration to many people. He was a blessing to Veal Switch Baptist Church. We will miss him.

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