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Brother Charles Shifflett


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Charles Henry Shifflett , long time resident of Texas City, passed away on Saturday, March 24,2012 surrounded by his loving family and friends.Charles was born June 5, 1927 in Bristow, Ok to parents Edgar and Mary Shifflett . Charles briefly served his country in the Army until the end of WW II. He was a pipefitter by trade and a member of Local 211 for 60 years. Some of his favorite pastimes were playing dominoes and cards with family and friends. In his earlier years, he also enjoyed fishing and league bowling .Charles was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jack Shifflett of Metairie, La; Robert Shifflett of Livingston, Tx; Jerry Shifflett of Santa Fe, Tx and sister, Louise McDougle of Baycliff, Tx. Charles is survived by his loving wife, Joyce, of 56 years; daughter, Lanel and husband James Overstreet; grandaughter, Jamie Overstreet; sister, Irene and husband Ira (RL) Crisp; brothers, Glen and wife Irene Shifflett, J.D. and wife Vicki Shifflett all of Santa Fe, Tx ; sister-in-laws, Shirley Shifflett of Metairie, La; Opal Shifflett of Livingston, Tx and Sue Shifflett of Santa Fe,Tx, and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Robert McDougle, Johnny McDougle, David McDougle, Rodney Crisp, Daryl Shifflett, Aaron Shifflett, Aaron Martelli, Mark Bethune, Robert Bethune and Kenneth Overstreet. Visitatation will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 5-7pm and funeral services will be held Thursday, March 29, at 10am, both at Forest Park East Cemetery Chapel in Webster, Tx. Charles was a wonderful, loving, caring and giving husband, daddy, brother, uncle, friend and “Poppy” who’s HUGS and warmth will be treasured and missed by all.