Shirley Ann Throne, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2018.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury, TX. Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Shirley was born April 13, 1935 in Fort Worth, TX, the daughter of Sleepy and Sally Johnson. She married Ralph Edward Throne on May 26, 1953 in Fort Worth. Shirley and Ralph lived in Boston, MA for two years while Ralph served in the Navy. They returned to Fort Worth to raise their four children for 18 years before moving to Granbury in 1975 and residing there for 38 years. Since 2013, she and Ralph lived in Houston. Shirley was a bookkeeper and office manager. She and Ralph had small business ventures they enjoyed running together.
Shirley was preceded in death by Ralph, her husband of 63 years; her son, Michael; and her parents, Sleepy and Sally Johnson.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Jeanna Tyler and husband, Robert of Houston, TX; son, Darryl Throne and wife, Meloni of Midlothian, TX; daughter, Kristi Strickland of Denton, TX; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Benny Johnson of Hurst; several cousins; and numerous nieces and nephews.