A viewing is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, from 4-6 p.m., at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home for Shirley Ann Cain, 61, of Roswell, who passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, after fighting a long hard battle with cancer.
Shirley was born on July 28, 1951, to John and Jewel Ferguson in Carrizozo. She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings; sister Evelyn Garvey and brothers Johnnie Bragg and George Bragg.
Shirley is survived by her husband of 23 years, Roger Cain, and her six children; Shanna Rodibaugh and her husband Keith of Pampa, Texas, Danna Schumacher and her husband Mike of Boca Raton, Fla., Jody Scates and her husband Mark of Roswell, Matthew Stone and his wife Debbie of Roswell, Christine Cain of Roswell and Edwin Cain of Roswell. She is survived by two stepdaughters, Charlene Cain of Capitan and Candy Jorgenson of California. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren; Nika Luna, Heidi Rodi-baugh, Nathan Rodibaugh, Jonathon Schumacher, Kathryn Schumacher, Emily Schumacher, Teddy Langford, Brittney Scates, Sean Scates, Mary Lynn Stone and Jeremy Cain. Shirley is survived by seven brothers and sisters, Sharon Kay, Jack, Mary, Sarah, Earl, Jim, and Joe. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Shirley graduated from Roswell High School in 1969 and joined the Army where she served her country. Upon leaving the Army, she started her family. She always loved and provided for her children to the best of her ability.
Shirley enjoyed playing games, collecting music boxes, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
The family would like to say a special thanks to Dr. Badine and staff at Kymera Cancer Center for all their hard work and dedication. Thank you to Dr. A. Feroze for all that she had done for our mom. Also thank you to Anita and staff at VistaCare Hospice for all the care and hard work that you have done for her.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.