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2009-06-18 / Obituaries

Shirley M. Caffey

December3,1939- June7,2009

Shirley was born December 3, 1939 in Rockdale to Boyce and Marie Cone Dyer. She was a 1959 graduate of Rockdale High School.

On June 1, 1962, she and W. Wayne Caffey were married in the Tracy Methodist Church. They raised three children.

Shirley was a homemaker and had worked in the cafeteria of Rockdale Independent Schools for many years. She was a member of San Gabriel Baptist Church and was very active in church activities, sunday school, playing the piano and helping with vacation Bible school.

Shirley loved gardening, playing miniature golf, camping, playing the piano, singing and spending time with her family.

Shirley passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009 at her home in Rockdale, reaching the age of 69. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne on May 9, 2008, her parents and a brother, Wilburn Dyer on March 17, 2004.

Surviving; son Billy Caffey and wife Deana of Thorndale; daughters Tammy Cass and husband Mark of Rockdale and Patti Schneebeli and husband Earl Wayne of Jacksonville, Texas; five grandchildren, Jessica Schneebeli, Matthew Cass, Nathan Cass, Amanda Schneebeli, Joshua Caffey; great-grandson, Gavin Aguilar.

Services for Shirley Caffey were held Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Chapel and burial in the Sharp Cemetery with Rev. Chip Parmer officiating.

Visitation, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers, Bradley Dyer, Matthew Cass, Nathan Cass, Ronnie Caffey, Randy Caffey, Stephen Caffey.

Honorary pallbearers, Steven Stolte, Joshua Caffey, Keith Davis, Stanley Betchan, Brad Green, Brady Green.

Memorials to San Gabriel Baptist Church, 263 CR 421A, Thorndale, Texas 76577.

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