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In Remembrance
Shirley Faye Washam
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Shirley Faye Washam

Shirley Faye Washam passed away Friday, March 23, 2007 at St. Luke's Methodist Hospital in Houston. She left many friends who respected, loved and will miss her dearly. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Port Bolivar United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Pederson officiating. Burial will follow at Port Bolivar Cemetery. Visitation will be at Cames Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston, Texas, Monday, March 26, 2007  from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Shirley resided in Port Bolivar for over 37 years with her husband John Washam. She worked as a bookkeeper and was promoted to Vice President of Texas First Bank in Crystal Beach working there many years before accepting a position working for Greg Cobb as Bookkeeper for Cobb Real Estate.

Shirley and John were very active with the Hurricane Square Dancing Club, a member of the Poker-Keno Club and Friday Night Domino Group at Port Bolivar Methodist Church. She had a special talent for decorating and loved to cook and sew.

Preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Lema Cobb of Houston and one brother, Donald Cobb of Houston, Shirley is survived by her loving husband John of Port Bolivar; her son Tom Garney of College Station; and her daughter, Connie Engholm of Port Bolivar. She has two grandsons, Howard Garney and Edward Van Buskirk as well as one granddaughter, Sherry Thomas. Shirley also has twin great grandsons-Christopher and Campbell. She had one sister-in-law, Marcelie Cobb of Houston.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley´┐Żs name to Port Bolivar United Methodist Church or the Port Bolivar Volunteer Fire Department.



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