Obituary: Natt Baxter Shires Jr.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Mr. Natt Baxter Shires Jr., age 86, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at The Bridge of Rockwood Care and Rehabilitation Center in Spring City, TN. Mr. Shires has resided with his daughter in Spring City for the last year and a half.

A native of Marshall County and a life long resident, was the son of the late Natt Baxter Shires Sr. and Luster Shires . He was a veteran of the United States Army serving his county during World War Two. He retired from Genesco Shoe Company with over 30 years of service.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Lois Shires.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Wanda Conley of Planto, ILL; Brenda (James) McCord of Spring City, TN, seven grandchildren, Tony Conley of Plano, ILL, Brian McCord of Lavergne, TN, Heather Conley of Garrett, IN, Eric McCord of Spring City, TN, Jason Conley of Ottawah, ILL, Joshua Conley of Plano, ILL, and Jonathan McCord of Spring City, TN. Ten great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Shires will be conducted on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 12:30 from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home . Burial will follow in Sunset Park Cemetery with military honors.

Visitation with the family will begin on Saturday, December 19, 2009 from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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