OBITUARY

Shirley Ann Gilford

January 20, 1943May 11, 2022
Obituary of Shirley Ann Gilford
Shirley Ann Gilford, age 79, of Spring, Texas passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Shirley was born in Houston, Texas on January 20, 1943. She graduated from Houston Community College and received an Associates Degree in Nursing. She was married to Sergeant John Gilford. Shirley had a career in Nursing and worked at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital for over 40 years. She was a member of her Neighborhood Civic Center, Red Hatter "Pearls of Perfection", and Card Players. She had a passion for family, friends, and food. She is preceded in death by her mother, Rosa Mitchell; brother, Milford Johnson; husband, John Gilford; son, Holland Smith Jr. She is survived by her father, William Charles (W.C.) Johnson; her daughters, Natalie Williams (Edward Williams) and Nartarsha Davis (John Davis); grandchildren, Thomas (Hicks) Williams, Edward Williams, Nehemiah (Young) Williams, Neyah Johnson, Jehromie Forbes, Jordan Davis; sister Patsy Bazile, and a host of family and friends. To family and friends who prayed, sent cards, food, money, shared time, etc. we thank you and appreciate all you have done for us. Thank you to Allumine Hospice for the care you provided. Matthew 25:35-40 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, …..” Serving as pallbearers are William Charles (W.C.) Johnson, Edward Williams Sr. , John Paul Davis, Carl Reed, Edward Williams II, Reginald Bazile , Nehemiah Young Williams, Thomas Hicks Williams, Jehromie Christian Forbes, Edward Williams III (Trae), Carmelo Reed, Mason Williams and Mark Jones Sr. . Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.brooksidechampions.com for the Gilford family.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • William Charles (W.C.) Johnson Pallbearer
  • Edward Williams Sr. Pallbearer
  • John Paul Davis Pallbearer
  • Carl Reed Pallbearer
  • Edward Williams II Pallbearer
  • Reginald Bazile Pallbearer
  • Nehemiah Young Williams Pallbearer
  • Thomas Hicks Williams Pallbearer
  • Jehromie Christian Forbes Pallbearer
  • Edward Williams III (Trae) Pallbearer
  • Carmelo Reed Pallbearer
  • Mason Williams Pallbearer
  • Mark Jones Sr. Pallbearer

Services

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Brookside Funeral Home - Champions

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Brookside Funeral Home - Champions

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Reception

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brookside Funeral Home - Champions

Friday, May 20, 2022

Committal Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Houston National Cemetery