Shirley Fox

Obituary of Shirley Fox

Shirley Fox of Pittsburg, formerly of Gladewater, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, March 29, at the age of 83. Shirley was born October 14, 1933 in Gladewater, Texas to Bert and Marie Money. She received her Bachelor's degree in Education from the University of North Texas and worked as an educator for over 32 years. She married George Monroe Mitchell, Jr. on August 28, 1955. They were married for 19 years and had two children, Mark and Stefani. Later, on March 29, 1980, Shirley married Robert Nelson Fox who she remained devoted to for 19 years, until his death.

Shirley is survived by her daughter: Stefani Mitchell Keene and husband Michael; 7 grandchildren: Miles and Amanda Keene, Kristen Keene, Grant Mitchell, Grayson and Maggie Mitchell, Lance Mitchell, Lauren Mitchell, and Gage Mitchell; daughter-in-law: Lisa Mitchell-Gasparetto; two sisters: Melba Green and Arline "Deenie" Judd; nieces and nephews: Steven and Debbie Green, Beau and Brenda Judd, and Susan and Michael Whitaker; and extended family .

She was preceded in death by her parents: Bert and Marie Money; her husband: Robert Nelson Fox; her previous husband: George Monroe Mitchell, Jr.; her son: George Mark Mitchell; grandson: Garrett Mark Mitchell; and nephew: Timmothy D. Green.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the funeral service. A private burial will be held following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Greer Boulevard Church of Christ: 700 S. Greer Blvd. Pittsburg, Texas 75686.