Shirley Spears, 84, of Stillwater went to her heavenly mansion on Friday, June 4th to join her husband and son. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Calvary Assembly of God Church, in Stillwater, Oklahoma with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Strode Funeral Home and Cremation.
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Shirley married Darrell Spears on October 29, 1955 in Morrison, Oklahoma and to the marriage were born six children.
Shirley worked at Heartstone Nursing Home for many years and then worked as a Labor and Delivery Tech for many years. She also worked for Judith Karman Hospice.
After retiring in 1993, she continued having family gatherings for birthdays, Christmas and all holidays. She continued taking care of Wayne, our down syndrome brother, until his death in May of 2016.
Shirley is predeceased in death by her husband Darrell, son Wayne, three sisters: Barbara Naugle, Sharon Brigge and infant sister Gwendolyn Mitchell and two brothers: Curtis Mitchell and Hobart (Little Bub) Mitchell, Jr.
Survivors include: one brother Sampson Mitchell of Morrison, two daughters: Brenda Beaver and Charlotte Bynum (Alan). three sons: Tony Spears (Gina), Ron Spears (Kim), Jeff Spears (Lona) and a host of grandkids, great-grandkids and great great-grandkids, nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Judith Karmen Hospice for helping our family take good care of our Mom.
Pallbearers are Tony Spears, Jeff Spears, Ron Spears, Kris Beaver Jon Beaver and Alan Bynum.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Michael and David Spears and Dwight Hoobler.