Josie Shirley, 88, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2006. She resided at the Retirement and Nursing Center in Austin and spent her last days at Austin Hospice Christopher House.
Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, W.V. (Preacher) Shirley and eight brothers and sisters.
Survivors are three children: Wayne and Loyce Shirley of North Ric
hland Hills, Texas; Linda Brewer of Austin; and Anthony and Vickie Shirley of Ingram, Texas. She had five grandchildren: Steve and Molly Shirley; Phil and Leslie Shirley; Jennifer and Steven Brewer; Clay Brewer; and J.J. Shirley; and six great-grandsons: Kyle, Cameron, Jonathan and Jeffrey Shirley and Jacob and Christian Brewer. She also left behind two sisters, Louise Rogers and Nancy Crowhurst, and one brother, Howard(Bo) Munsell.
The funeral was held at Eeds Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas with interment following the service at Bateman Cemetary.
The family would like to express appreciation of the staff at the Retirement and Nursing Center and nurses and doctors of Austion Hospice Christopher House.
Memorial contributions can be made to Austin Hospice, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78759 in Josie Shirley”s name.