Shirley Ann (Pirkle) Jones passed away peacefully in her home, after a battle with cancer on August 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Shirley was born in Fort Worth, TX on March 27, 1940.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Clara Mae Pirkle and Tommie Lee Pirkle of Fort Worth, TX. She was one of four children, Tommie Howard “Buster” Pirkle, Linda Penn and Paulette Butler. Shirley is survived by her husband, James Olen Jones, married since October 24, 1959. They have four children, Kari Lynn Templin and her husband Tommy Templin, James Craig Jones and his wife Casey Jones, Seree Ann Martin and David Grant Jones and his wife Gina Jones; ten grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren. She graduated from Tremble Tech High School, became an Air Force wife for four years in California and supported her husband and children as a homemaker. She was a very creative and talented woman, the original Martha Stewart. She dedicated her life to taking care of her loved ones in many different ways and was the backbone of the family. Shirley’s funeral service will take place at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Friday, August 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Please send flowers to
Alpine Funeral Home
2300 N Sylvania Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76111
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to a cancer charity of your choice.