In Memory

Shirley Ann Ivy (Thomas)

Born Oct. 19, 1945; died Dec. 10, 2004, Deer Park, TX, age 59
JTHS activities: Student Council, National Honor Society, D.A.R. Citizenship Award, Senior Class Play
Shirley Ann Ivy Thomas was born Oct 19, 1945 and died Friday, Dec 10, 2004.   She died peacefully at home in Deer Park, TX,  after a struggle with cancer.   She had taught First Grade for 24 years at Dabbs Elementary in DPISD.  She was survived by Dick Thomas, her husband of 37 years; her mother, Aline Ivy; her sons: Keith Thomas and wife Catherine, Greg Thomas and wife Diane;  4 grandchildren: Christopher, Kayleigh, Colter, Bridger;  and brothers: Doug Ivy and Gerald Barron.  Shirley was preceded in death by her father, Lonnie Ivy.  After family visitation at Pasadena Funeral Chapel, Pasadena, TX, there was a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Texarkana, TX.
"Shirley passed away in December 2004, after a four year battle with ovarian cancer." - Dick Thomas, 6/30/09