Shirley Ann Ashley, 75, of Chatfield, Texas passed away February 27, 2019 from a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Shirley was born on January 31, 1944 in Oplin, Texas to Ivel and Mae Ashley.
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Shirley earned her BSN degree and worked as a nurse at Ennis Regional Medical Center for over 40 yrs. before retiring. Shirley loved to travel, crochet in her early years, attend blue grass and gospel events, but most of all loved her family and friends. Shirley was an amazing person and loved by all who knew her. She was a strong smart woman who loved life. She brought light to darkness, happiness to sadness and strength to weakness. She was the glue that held her family together and will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ivel and Mae Ashley; brothers, Don, Carl and Pete Ashley; sisters, Margie Taylor, Ruthie Ashley and Sue Ashley.
Shirley is survived by her brother Joe Ashley, sister Wanda Rice, sisters-in-law Pat Ashley and Mary Ashley and many nieces and nephews she helped raise.
Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Corley Funeral Home. Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at New Chatfield Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Diggs officiating.
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