Shirley and James
Shirley Ann Cleaves
  • 77 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 20, 1938
  • Place of birth:
    Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 28, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Harbour Heights, Florida, United States
Ecclesiastes 3:1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

God saw you were getting tired,

And a cure was not to be,

So he put his arms around you

And whispered "come with me."

With tearful eyes we saw you suffer

And watched you fade away.

Although we loved you dearly,

We could not make you stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,

Hard working hands to rest.

God broke our hearts to prove to us

He only takes the best.

It's lonesome here without you,

We miss you more each day.

Life doesn't seem the same,

Since you have gone away

When days are sad and lonely

And everything goes wrong,

We seem to hear you whisper,

"Cheer up and carry on."

Each time we see your picture

You seem to smile and say,

Don't cry, I'm in God's hands,

And we'll meet again someday."

A million times we've missed you,

A million times we've cried.

If love could have saved you,

You never would have died.


Shirley may be kindly remembered at and on Facebook at

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kathleen Ann on 5th August 2016

"Heaven became more beautiful when you entered into it, I know your children were there waiting for you, what a reunion that must of been. Keep Jim ,Michelle, your grandchildren, extended family and friends in your loving wings and help them all find peace in your passing xoxoxo you were on of a kind Shirley so glad you were part of my life.xoxoxo Love Kathy"

This tribute was added by Marian Baker on 3rd August 2016

"Thank you Shirley for all your yrs of public service coaching softball working on the Heritage Corridor, you did it with a smile.
Thank you for the amazing tribute you wrote for my Dad when he passed ."

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 2nd August 2016

"Rest in peace Shirley"

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