Shirley Jacklyn Wagstaff
Shirley Jacklyn Wagstaff
  • April 16, 1938 - January 11, 2018
  • Houston, Texas

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Shirley Jacklyn Wagstaff, age 79, entered Heaven's Gates Thursday, January 11, 2018. Born April 15, 1938, in Fleetville, Pennsylvania, she was the only child of the late Lalia and Stanley Carpenter.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Paul. She was a loving mother of son Paul Jr.; Randee and wife Jonasu; and daughter Melody. Proud MeMaw of Candice, Ashley and husband Jody; Phillip and wife Victoria; and her youngest grandson Austin. Great grandmother of Novalee, Kace and Avalynn. Step grandmother of Chloe, Hagan and Zefram.

Shirley graduated nursing school in 1959 and worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 20 years. She enjoyed crocheting, reading her Bible, dancing, and playing Yahtzee. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone. A part of us went with you, the day God took you home. You are with the Love of your Life and the Love Story is complete. Fly high with the Angels, we will see you again one day.

A Memorial Service will be held for close friends and family Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Oak Cemetery in the Chapel, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079.