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816 W. Broadway
PO Box 407
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: 903-342-5211
Shirley Ballew

Shirley Ballew

Tuesday, November 7, 1961 - Monday, November 4, 2019
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Shirley Ballew, a lifelong resident of Mineola, TX passed unexpectedly on November 4, 2019 at the age of 57 after a short battle with cancer.
Shirley is survived by her husband Lacey E. Ballew. Her children; son Russell Ballew Sr. and daughter-in-law Christina, son Jackey Ballew and daughter-in-law Rachel; her eleven grandchildren, Russell Jr., Jacob, Damion, Kaylee, Matthew, Brandon, Abbie, Temperance, Titus and Hannah Ballew; sister, Elsie Shurbert; brother, James Burge and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her father, J.H. Burge Sr. and mother, Mary a Shanks Burge; brother, J.H. Burge, Jr. and sisters, Delphia J. Burge and Sarah Burge.

Shirley was born in Mineola on November 7, 1961 to J.H. Burge and Mary Burge. She was the youngest of their combined eight children. On March 9, 1979 she married Lacey E. Ballew. They later welcomed their two sons.

She will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and all who knew her. She was a loving, caring wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. There was not anything that she would not do for those around her. she was a truly selfless and remarkable woman who also put others needs above her own.

A funeral service is set for November 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Bro. Ronnie Polley officiating.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 8, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, November 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Beaty Funeral Home
    5320 S. State Hwy. 37
    Mineola, TX 75773
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00pm
    Beaty Funeral Home
    5320 S. State Hwy. 37
    Mineola, TX 75773
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Ronnie Polley
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:00pm
    Cedar Memorial Gardens
    Hwy 69 South
    Mineola, Texas 75773
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Wishing you peace and comfort, and the courage to face the days ahead. You are in our prayers. In loving memory of a lady who was always smiling,
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