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Shirley Ann Frederick of Barry passed away Feb. 3, 2018 at the Twilight Home in Corsicana at the age of 77. She was the daughter of Justin Oliver McSpadden and Mary Ann Woodward McSpadden born on March 6, 1940 in Blooming Grove. She married her high school sweetheart Joe R. Frederick of Frost on Feb. 5, 1960 and they raised two sons. She graduated from Blooming Grove High School in 1958 and after marrying Joe they moved to Garland. After retirement they moved back to Barry raising cattle on the farm and enjoying the country life. She started working for the Postal Service and was involved in many community organizations that included the United Methodist Church of Blooming Grove, Meals on Wheels, Blooming Grove Historical Society and the Blooming Grove Library. Shirley also enjoyed packing "snack packs" and "goodie boxes" for the children and college students of Blooming Grove ISD.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Justin and Mary Ann McSPadden, husband Joe R. Frederick and son David Alan Frederick. She is survived by her son William Glen and wife Tracey Ann Frederick; grandchildren Heather-Anne and husband Eli Conatser and Brian Glen Frederick. Brothers Justin Oliver McSpadden Jr. and wife Martha and James Daniel McSpadden and wife Jackie; sister Carol McSpadden and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at the Blooming Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Kevin Diggs officiating. Interment to follow at Dresden Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be James O. McSpadden, James D. McSpadden, William D. McSpadden, Jeff Dees, Dan Green, Mark Thomas and Terry Zang. Honorary pallbearers are Don Helenthal, Matt Helenthal, John Helenthal and Luke Helenthal.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to the Blooming Grove United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on February 5, 2018
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