Born on May 8, 1934
VICTORIA - Shirley was born on May 8, 1934, to Samuel M Bailey Jr. and Bessie Hancock Bailey. She married Rudolph (Rudy) Blohm Jr. on December 7, 1951, and began her career as a full time wife and mother. Her greatest joy came from her children, grandchildren and numerous family members and friends. Everyone enjoyed her baking skills especially those chocolate chip cookies and brownies!!! She leaves behind the legacy of her infectious laugh that will be remembered and missed by all.
Shirley is preceded in death by her loving husband, Rudy, in addition to her parents and an infant sister, Esther Ruth Bailey. She is survived by two daughters; Sharon Young (Jerry) of Austin, Texas; Dana Jackson of Victoria, Texas; and two sons, Mark Blohm of Austin, Texas and Darren Blohm (Lisa) of Victoria, Texas; five grandsons; one step great grandson; and a brother, S M Bailey, lll (Inez) of Newark, Delaware.
Funeral services will be held at Rosewood Funeral Home at 2: 00 PM, Tuesday on May 21, 2013. Pastor Larry Green, Chaplain at Hospice of South Texas will be officiating. Burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ashley Jackson, Aaron Jackson, Tim Faltysek, Abel Garcia, Winston Wheeler, Dan Richards, and Travis Goodwin.
Special thanks to the staff of Clarebridge at Homewood Residence, Dr. Ana Delgado, Dr. Ajay Gaalla, and the nursing staff of DeTar Hospital, 4 East. The family requests in lieu of flowers, remembrances be made to Hospice of South Texas, the American Heart Association or donor's choice.
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