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Shirley Lou Bushong Orem

September 8, 1945 — August 17, 2023

Corpus Christi

 

Shirley Lou Bushong Orem

September 8, 1945 – August 17, 2023

Corpus Christi

Shirley Lou Bushong Orem was born September 8, 1945, in Rio Grande City, Texas to Myrtle Cordelia (Seale) and Alfred Leslie Bushong. She passed away suddenly in Spohn Hospital on August 17, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Linda Lee Bushong Willis (Marion).

She is survived by her brothers, Ramon Dal LaBaume (Sue Lynn) of Moulton, Ronnie Ray LaBaume (Sandra) of Corpus Christi, Alfred Dwayne Bushong (Pearlie Ann) of Duncan, Oklahoma; sisters, Ida Elizabeth Butler of Lockhart and Dianna Loyle Blumrick (Paul) of Rockport; children Thomas Michael Orem Jr. (Emily) of Sugar Land, Texas and Lisa Michelle Bauch (Bryan) of Papalote, Texas; grandchildren, Haleigh Morgan Bauch (Anthony) of Mathis, Eric Michael Orem (Courtney) of Richmond, Ryan Tyler Orem (Kendell) of Ft. Worth, Maegan Brianne Bauch of Papalote; great-grandchildren, Sidney, Logan, Kenzie, Blake, and Bentley; many nieces and nephews; and her furry companion, Chloe.

Shirley graduated from Aransas Pass High School in 1963 and attended courses at Del Mar College. She worked for many years in the Corpus area as a secretary and bookkeeper in the Oil and Gas Industry. While raising her children in the Calallen area she was active in the Annaville Elementary PTA, Boy Scouts, Oil Belt Little League and various other activities to support her children. In the earlier years, she enjoyed dancing, cooking, going to the beach, shopping, and visiting family and friends. Most recently, she cherished the time spent with her children, grand children and great-grandchildren whom she loved deeply.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Prairie View Cemetery in Aransas Pass at 10:00 am. Her family will host a Heavenly Birthday Celebration following the service.

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