|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1945|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 2011|
Shirley Lee Bostick Bland, 66, of Post died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at her home. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. John Bill Hedrick and Rev. Scott Richards officiating. Burial will follow in the Terrace Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Dee and Janet Justice, Justice-Mason Funeral Home.
Shirley was born to Frank and Ruby (Nelson) Bostick in Lubbock. She and her family lived in Lubbock, Bronco and Close City. She went to school in Close City and graduated Post High School. She married Joe John Bland June 4, 1964, at the First Baptist Church in Post. Shirley and John made their first home in the Barnum Springs area and farmed and ranched. Over the years she worked for Maxine's Dress Shop, Golden Age Nursing Home and then for Post ISD as a bus driver, teachers aide and as a secretary.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Debbie Lynn Bostick. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Post.
Survivors include her husband, John Bland of Post; four sons, John Michael and his wife Tammy of Post, Kelly Lance and his wife Tina Bland of Acuff, JoJon Jarrett Bland of Post and Jeremy Landon Bland of Roosevelt; one daughter, Tanya Lynn (Bland) and her husband Danny Vernon of Post; one brother, Danny Frank and his wife Sharon Bostick of Waco; one sister, Sandra Bostick Scrivner of Cypress; 10 grandchildren; four nephews; three uncles; and numerous cousins.
Memorials are suggested to a favorite charity or other organization. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Per Lubbock A-J of 11/16/2011
Created by: Shelby Bozeman
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80534672
Added: Jan. 11, 2012