Shirley Jean Fitch
Shirley Jean Fitch
  • December 12, 1934 - March 3, 2017
  • Richland Hills, Texas

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Shirley Jean (Lowrie) Fitch went to her Heavenly home on Friday, March 3, 2017. She was 82 years old.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery.

Shirley Jean (Lowrie) Fitch was born on December 12, 1934 in Poetry (near Terrell), Texas. Her parents were Loyd Compton Lowrie and Eva Mae (White) Lowrie. She married the love of her life, Freddie Joe Fitch on April 8, 1953 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was the organist at Colleyville Baptist Church in the late 1960's. She was the Administrative Secretary for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association from 1967 to 1995 (28 years). She was a member of Birdville Baptist Church and helped with the C.D. ministry there. She was the rock of her family. She was the happiest when she was surrounded by her family. She loved the Lord with all of her heart and soul. She will be sorely missed, but her family finds comfort in the knowledge that she is with her Lord and Savior.

Shirley was preceded in death by her son, Gary Joe Fitch, her brother, Kenneth Loyd Lowrie and her parents, Loyd and Eva Lowrie.

Survivors: Her husband, Freddie Joe Fitch; her daughter, Debbie Sue (Fitch) Rhodes & husband Rickey C. Rhodes; grandchildren, Brian W. Rhodes & wife, Angie, Kimberly Marie (Rhodes) Fitzmaurice & husband, Jason; sisters, Linda (Lowrie) Colston & husband, Harold, Janet (Lowrie) Smith & husband, Paul; great-grandchildren, Emily Grace Rhodes, Ethan Hunter Rhodes & Liam Edmund Thomas Fitzmaurice; numerous nieces & nephews and other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank all of the staff at Ashwood Court and Hospice Community Care of Texas for their love and care.