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Shirley May Fowlkes / December 19, 2017
Shirley May Fowlkes, of Chase City, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1958 in Chase City and was the daughter of the late James F. Stroble Sr. and Sarah E. Stroble. She was the youngest child out of 10.

At an early age she joined Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Shirley May attended Bluestone Senior High School, and later furthered her education in Prince William County School in Dale City. She received her GED between 1999-2000. She worked for Up Against The Wall, A Wallpaper Company in Fairfax Station, as an installer. Shirley May possessed many talents, and she was a creative person, who loved gardening, enjoyed traveling with her family and spending time travel with her husband (John Henry) and children, also with “The Horse Trailer Rider Club” She loved to put on the cowgirl hat and boots.

Shirley May is survived by her husband John Henry Fowlkes; four children Antonio Oliver (Stacey), Lanita Oliver, Felisha Bailey (Kevin), Celia Fowlkes; two stepsons, Kevin Fowlkes, Kurt Fowlkes; a stepdaughter Kayanna Fowlkes; eight brothers and sisters, Darlene Walker, James F. Stroble Jr., Paul E. Stroble (Jacquelyn), Joyce M.Reed (Charles), Lula A. Boyd, Jerry L. Stroble (Brenda), Reana J. House (Donald), Emmalena Pearson (Karl); 16 grand-childeren, eight great grand-childern and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Shirley May was proceeded in death by granddaughter, Amoni Chanel Dunn and a brother Charlie M. Stroble.

Arrangements provided by Carter’s Funeral Home

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