Dateline: January 18, 2007

Irene Sailor Shearer, 75, died January 9, 2007, in Claude.

Services were held Thursday, January 11, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa with Rev. Billy Holland, pastor of First Christian Church in Miami, officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Shearer was born July 4, 1931, in Pampa. She was a graduate of Pampa High School and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. She married John Shearer in 1953 in Pampa. He preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of the Eastern Star. She was a former member of the First Christian Church in Miami and was a current member of the Community Fellowship Baptist Church in Clarendon. She loved to paint oil portraits and china. She will be remembered most as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, R.J. and Mabel Sailor; and one brother, Warren Sailor.

Survivors include one daughter, Lynn Calvert Like & husband Billy of Clarendon; one son, Mark Shearer of Clarendon; one brother, R.J. Sailor of White Deer; three grandsons, Jason Calvert and wife Aubrey, and Jeff Calvert, all of Lubbock, and John Calvert and wife Erica of Miami; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Calvert of Clarendon; and one great-granddaughter, Bella Calvert of Miami.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1400 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, Texas 79106.

 

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