Theresa O’[auth] Shea, 57, of Littlefield, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Littlefield. She was born Nov. 18, 1956, in Chickasha, Okla., to Evert and Lucille Smith.
Theresa attended and graduated from ENMU-Roswell, where she earned her doctorate degree in psychology. She married Michael O’Shea in 1983 in Roswell. Theresa enjoyed playing Bingo, and loved watching CSI and other crime dramas on TV.
She is survived by her husband, Michael O’Shea, of Littlefield; two sons: Richard Kirkendall and wife, Stacy, of Whiteface, and Travis Lindsey and wife, Katrina, of Yankton, S. D.; two daughters: Merlesha Lindsey and Brenda Waterman and husband, Harold, of North Fork, Neb.; 14 grandchildren; a brother, Fred Smith, and wife, Lisa, of Portales; and a sister, Mary Dishman, of Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by a son, James Kirkendall; a daughter-in-law, Marie Kirkendall; her parents; and a sister, Mary Dishman.
Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield.