Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Stiles Barham, 83, of Overton, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Maddox officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, September 10, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Barham passed from this life on September 8, 2018, at her residence. She was born January 20, 1935, in Arp to the late Harry and Hattie Bee (Coplin) Stiles. Shirley spent most of her life in East Texas with a short stint in Maine while her husband Jim served in the U.S. Air Force. She graduated from Arp High School and went on to earn her Associates degree in Accounting from TJC. Mrs. Barham was a homemaker and assisted Jim in their business ventures. She loved to crochet, garden, and enjoyed canning fruits and vegetables. Shirley was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Barham; son, Harold Lee Barham; and brother, James Clyde Stiles.
Survivors include: daughter, Carol Rodriguez and husband Terry of Henderson; brother, Harry Harold Stiles Jr. and wife Jane of Broaddus; sister-in-law, Mary Boswell of Dallas; grandchildren, Felicia Cochran and husband Kipp of Laneville, and Amanda Rodriguez of Henderson; great-grandson, Levi Cochran; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Scott Stiles, Wesley Stiles, Debra Stiles, Angela White, Todd White, and Danny Chappell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Connection at 1820 Shiloh Rd, Ste. #1105, Tyler, TX 75703 or to the hospice group of your choice.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.