Shirley Widner passed away. Funeral service will be held at 12 pm, Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Navarre Funeral Home, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX 77521. Interment will follow at Cedar Crest Cemetery, in Baytown, TX.
Shirley Widner was born, in a tent, at Inks Lake, Texas as her dad was working on Inks Dam and Buchanan Dam and other dams being built in the area. She lived in Prairie Hill, Texas, Mart, Texas, and Houston, Texas until the family moved to Galena Park, Texas, where she attended school from fifth grade until graduating from Galena Park High School. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts and the University of Houston, Clear Lake, with a Master of Science and Certification in Guidance and Counseling. She taught English for eleven years at Galena Park, Texas. She taught English one year and was counselor for twenty years at Horace Mann Jr. School in Baytown, Texas.