Shirley Ann (Fox) Thomas

January 21, 1957 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 64)


Shirley Ann Thomas, 64, of Alpena passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Shirley Ann Fox was born in Pigeon, Michigan on January 21, 1957, to the late Dennis and Rachel (Glasby) Fox.  On June 14, 1997, she married Johnny Thomas.

Surviving are her husband of 24 years, John; 2 sons, Kris Merrill, Michael Merrill; special daughter, Jen Burnham; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; 6 siblings, Jeannie (Ray) Clifford, Bill (Linda) Smalley, Walt (Deb) Smalley, Denny Fox, Jr., EJ Fox, Malvin (Jody) Fox; sister-in-law, Michelle Smalley; numerous nieces, nephews and was loved and cherished by so many more.

Shirley was preceded in death by, stepmother, Vi Fox; 2 brothers, Raymond Smalley and Andy Fox.

Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.  A private family gathering will take place later this summer.

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