Shirley, 80, of Hemphill, Texas, passed away on June 3, 2019, Bridge City, Texas.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 10:00 am, at United Pentecostal Church in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Don Holston. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, at Fairmount Cemetery in Hemphill, Texas.

Visitation will be from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Thursday June 6, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Shirley was born in Starks, Louisiana, on June 8, 1938; she was the daughter of Joe Johnson and Ruby Hock. She was a homemaker who loved taking care of her family. She loved to fish on Lake Sam Rayburn, Millcreek, and Toledo Bend. Shirley made the best chicken and dumplings and coconut pie. She was a simple and witty woman and loved to sit down and do her word search puzzles. Shirley loved her family and will be missed dearly by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her father and step mother, Joe and Berta Mae Johnson; mother and step father, Ruby and Joe Lawrence; her daughter, Wanda Edgerton; brothers, Jack and John Johnson.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Henry G Talbert, Sr.; children, Brenda Daville and partner David Antilley, of Hemphill, Glenda Taft of Orange, Denise Jenkins of Bridge City, Sharon Seal and husband James Walton of Bridge City, Henry Talbert, Jr. and wife Laura of Hemphill, Jennifer Chaknine and husband Ray of Bridge City; grandchildren, Mandi McKee and husband Wesley, Ashley Seago and husband Jerrod, Craig Risinger and wife Nicole, Stephanie Curphey and husband Justin, Lindsey Vollmer and husband Sebastian, Lacey Cobb and husband Ryan, Haley Jenkins, Carlin Renshaw and wife Sherry, Desiree Russell and husband Tyson, Henry (Trey) Talbert III, Luke Simpson, Will Simpson, Emma Simpson, Colton Cockrell, Kasey Frederick, and Justin Frederick; 13 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; brother, Don Johnson and wife Danna of Starks Louisiana; sisters, Dorothy Lowrimore and husband Glenn of Marshall and Shirlene Lawrence McPherson and Stanley Commer of Orange.

Serving as pallbearers will be Craig Risinger, Carlin Renshaw, Colton Cockrell, Justin Frederick, Landon McKee, and Tyson Russell. Honorary pallbearer is David Antilley.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Affinity Hospice for the wonderful care during this difficult time.