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George Lee Shirar1,2

Male
b. 29 November 1927, d. 23 March 2009


Father Herff Alexander Shirar1 b. 25 August 1900, d. 11 January 1954
Mother Sarah Elizabeth Pendergast1 b. 25 July 1904, d. 24 June 1989
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Family Joyce D. Pownall b. December 1929
Child  1. Cheryl Shirar

Birth* 29 November 1927  San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX1,2,3 
Census* 1930  1930 Federal Census, Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio, Ward 3, ED: 15-206, Series: T626, Roll: 2293, Page: 265A, April 4
Sheet 9A, Block 1525, 2225 Bev Street
(enumerated with father, Herff Shirar)
09, 54, 56, Shirar, George L, Son, , , , No, F, W, 2 7/12, S, , No, , Texas, Texas, Texas, , 87, , , , , , None, , , , , , , ,4 
Marriage* circa 1953  Principal=Joyce D. Pownall2 
Death* 23 March 2009  Mainland Medical Center, Texas City, Galveston Co., TX2,3 
SSN* 23 March 2009  George Lee SHIRAR
Birth Date: 29 Nov 1927
Death Date: 23 Mar 2009
Social Security Number: 467-26-9515
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Texas
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 77591
Localities: Texas City, Galveston, Texas3 
News/Obit* 25 March 2009  George Lee Shirar

George Lee Shirar, 81, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2009 at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City, Texas surrounded by his family. He was born on November 29, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas. George grew up in Galveston where he attended school and graduated from Ball High in 1945. He moved to the Mainland in 1957 where he spent the remainder of his life. He worked in the cotton industry for 47 years and retired from Moody Compress in August, 1993. He enjoyed attending his Ball High's Bi-monthly Reunions. He also enjoyed working in the yard and took great pride in it, especially his grapefruit tree.

George is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Joyce; daughter Cheryl; grandson Robbie; brother-in-law Bill Pownall and wife Ella; sister-in-law Eleanor Mayville; and many other relatives and dear friends including many in England. He is preceded in death by his parents, Herf Alexander and Sarah Elizabeth Shirar and sisters Doris Sue Lockhart and Jane Elizabeth Smith.

Special thanks to all the Staff at Mainland Medical Center for their care and support.

His visitation will be on Thursday, March 26, 2009, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, Texas and his Graveside Service will be on Friday, March 27, 2009, at Galveston Memorial Park at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Harold Eskew officiating.

Appeared in The Galveston County Daily News, (TX), March 25-26, 20092 

Citations
  1. [S328] Bexar Co., TX Births, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/bexar/vitals/births/.
  2. [S323] News Bank.
  3. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  4. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.


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