Shirley Conley Bransom-Cosper, 76, died Saturday, December 3, 2016.
Shirley was born May 25, 1940, in Rayville, Louisiana to the late Eddie Conley and Pearl Conley. At age 11, her family moved to Fort Worth. She graduated from Technical High School in 1958. She was married to Dub Bransom for 40 years and raised a family. Over the years, Shirley worked at Worth Oil, co-owned Bransom Floor Service and held many civic positions.
Shirley was active in many organizations, including President of the Fort Worth Police Officers’ Association Ladies Auxiliary, ZONTA, Trimble Tech reunion committee, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and took great joy in participating in her church, Travis Avenue Baptist. She maintained strong relationships with her high school peers and was named the Trimble Tech Coming Home Queen 1984.
Shirley was a beautiful and loving person who was passionate about her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends. Her unwavering faith in God inspired everyone she met to love without judgment and to live life with kindness. Shirley had a way of seeing goodness in every person she met even when others could not. Her life will continue to motivate the countless lives she has touched. Shirley had a zest for life. She enjoyed music, traveling, dancing, Elvis, the 50s, shopping, Hallmark movies, attending the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo and celebrating with her Birthday Group.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James Conley and Eddie Conley, Jr.; sister, Louise Penn; and her husband, James Cosper.
Survivors include her sons, Sonny Bransom and wife, Elisa; Charlie Bransom and wife, Lisa; daughter, Amy Reese and husband, Steven; niece, Shelia Taylor and husband, James; grandchildren, Bo Bransom and wife, Rachel; Brandi Stuck and husband, Clint; Alex Bransom and wife, Mallory, Meredith Claunch and husband, Kevin, Lauren Bransom, Garrett Reese, Madeline Reese, Cole Reese, Austin Reese and Connor Reese; great-grandchildren, Emma Stuck, Lane Stuck, Hawk Bransom and Reese Claunch.
The service was scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, December 8 at Travis Ave. Baptist Church. Services in care of Greenwood Funeral Home.
The Community News
December 9, 2016