GLEN ROSE — Esther L. Shores, 86, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2008, in Glen Rose.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 9, 2008, at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the White Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.

Mrs. Shores was born June 19, 1921, in Somervell County, to C.W. “Buck” and Emma Beck. She married A.D. Shores in 1984 in Smith County. She was the first female area manager for the Woodmen of the World Insurance Co. She loved to quilt and sew and she volunteered at area nursing homes. She was a member of the Overton Baptist Church in Overton.

Survivors include son, Johnnie Griffin and wife, Cindy, of Overton; grandson, Dwayne Griffin and wife, Connie, of Glen Rose; great-grandchildren, Brandon Griffin and Sarah Griffin; step-grandchildren, Doug Shores and wife, Carol, of Stephenville, Morris Shores and wife, Pam, of Arp, Fayette Mathney and husband, David, of Tyler, Lillian Farmer and husband, Leon, of Bridgeport, Ben Harrison and wife, Heather, of Henderson; step great-granddaughter, Dani Anne Harrison of Henderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published May 8, 2008 – Glen Rose Reporter