Funeral services for Shirley Campbell, 67, of Conroe will be held on January 28, 2004 at 3:30 p.m. in West Conroe Baptist Church with Dr. Jay Gross officiating. Interment will follow in Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 27, 2004 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Cashner Funeral Home.
Mrs. Campbell was born on May 23, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and passed away on January 24, 2004 in her home in Conroe, Texas. She was a member of West Conroe Baptist Church. Her husband, Joseph M. Campbell and her parents, Gene Thomas and Blondell Boulware Thomas Nelson, preceded her in death. She is survived by daughters, Terry Williams and husband Donnie of Chesapeake, VA, Teresa Giles and husband Fred of Dallas, Kimberly Keaton and husband Shane of Chesapeake, VA; son, Ted Bridgman of Conroe; grandchildren, Kristopher Capps, Teddy Bridgman, Jordan Keaton, Lisa Williams and Kevin Giles; sisters, Peggy Villanuevea and husband Riz of Newport News, VA, Jeanetta Humphries of Carthage, Geneva Hager and husband Jerry of Leasburg, NC; brothers, E. W. Thomas and wife Jessie of Cope, CO, and Kenneth Thomas and wife Brenda of Austin; uncle, Kenneth Boulware of Okemah, OK. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Shirley lived in Conroe for the past 23 years after moving from Virginia Beach, VA. She retired in 1998 from Cravens Warren & Company of Houston after serving 47 years in the insurance industry and was currently working at Soules Insurance Agency of Conroe part-time.
Shirley was a strong Christian woman who was caring and gracious. She will be remembered by so many as funny, warm, and a pillar of strength. She touched many hearts in her lifetime, with her love for her children, grandchildren, and family. She truly cherished every moment spent with them.
As a mother, she will be remembered for her endearing spirit and unconditional love. She was a constant spiritual guide and source of strength for them and she will be deeply loved and missed by them forever.
To her grandchildren, she will be remembered as a loving and fun Grammy. She drove around town with 5 XGRAM on her license plate with pride. She has left a mark on their young lives forever that will always bring them warm memories.
To her sisters and brothers, they have lost a dear sister and a life-long friend and they will carry her in their hearts forever.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 20448, Houston, TX 77225-0448. You are