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Shirley Poole

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Shirley Jean Poole, 86, of Hamilton, died Thursday, April 21, 2022.

She was born in McAllen to Steve James Gorman and Gertrude “Cannon” Gorman and grew up and lived in the Rio Grande Valley for many years. She graduated from Pharr-San Juan Alamo High School.

Shirley was a stenographer and secretary for the US government and other businesses for more than 30 years.

On April 2, 1956, she mar ried Joe C Evans, and they raised two daughters. She married Billy Joe Poole Oct. 17, 2008, in Hamilton and they were together until he preceded her in death Aug. 20, 2021.

She also was preceded by her parents, brother Lee Nolan Gorman and sister Gladys Gorman.

She was active in several churches, prayer groups and other ministries. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter and friend who showed values and compassion in all aspects of her life.