Shirley Ann Brandon

Published 12:39 pm Friday, January 29, 2016

Shirley Ann Brandon, 81, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on January 28, 2016, in Port Arthur.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Bobby Hoffpauir. Burial will follow at Harris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00pm-9:00pm, Friday, at Second Baptist Church in Bridge City.

Born in Orange, Texas, on September 3, 1934, she was the daughter of Vivian Lee “Buck” Harris and Georgia Bell (Jennings) Harris. Shirley was a volunteer for the Ministerial Alliance, a 2 time cancer survivor, and an advocate for the American Cancer Society. She was the chairman for the zoning committee in Bridge City and a member of Second Baptist Church where she was very involved as a Sunday school teacher. Shirley was a very loving person who enjoyed taking care of other people. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Brandon; brother, William Harris; and her parents.

She is survived by her children, David Brandon, of Bridge City, Tina Kelley and husband Brandon, of DeQuincy, Louisiana, and Michael Brandon and Miki Marley, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Tayler Brandon and Karsen Brandon; great-grandchild, Osiris Crow; sister, Bonita Bennett, of Little Cypress; brother, Larry Harris, of Orange; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Pallbearers will be David Brandon, Michael Brandon, Brandon Kelley, Warren Bagwell, William Harris, and Jason Head.

Honorary pallbearers will be William Dustin Stephens and Luther Bennett.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Second Baptist Church at 340 Bland Dr., Bridge City, Tx 77611 or to The Purple Heart Service Foundation at 7008 Little River Turnpike, PO Box 49, Annandale, Va 22003.