Shirley Ann Page Strother

Shirley Ann Page Strother, adored wife, cherished daughter, beloved sister, dear aunt, and world’s best Nana — died peacefully in her sleep on November 7, 2009.Born in Cisco, Texas, on April 10, 1946, she was the first daughter of Jack and Carolyn Page. She is preceded in death by her father, Jack Page.She is survived by her husband, soulmate, and high school sweetheart, Macon Strother. They married at age 18 in 1964, and for 44 years they shared a love of travel, movies, and sports. She is also survived by her three devoted children Scott, Justin, and Dee, all of Houston, Texas; her four adoring grandchildren, Jacob, Hailee, Carter, and Chloe; her sister, Sandra Page Belaire; her mother, Carolyn Page Broughton; and numerous nieces and a nephew.Shirely loved life. She was a renegade….a breast cancer survivor….a lover of animals….an everyday hero who sacrificed much of herself for the good and happiness of her family. She leaves behind a legacy of generosity, strength, and kindness to all whose lives she touched, including neighbors, friends, and co-workers. Shirley was a special person, such an inspiration for all of us with her incredible spirit, courage, and purpose. There is not a day that will go by that we will not miss her and think of her. As a wife, mother, daughter, and sister, she was ours. She had an endearing smile, a gentle touch, and a heart full of love. When we see things that are good in our lives, we will see Shirley, now and forever. May her legacy live in you.Memorial services will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 2:00 p.m.at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.