Shirley Cashaw

Shirley M. Cashaw

Saturday, February 26th, 1944 - Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Shirley Marie Cashaw, 76, of Elm, Mott, passed away at Providence Hospice Place on Monday, August 3, 2020. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Elm Mott Cemetery. The service will be streamed live on the OakCrest Funeral Home Facebook page starting at 10 a.m.

Come and go viewing will be 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. Masks and social distancing will be required at both events.

Shirley was born February 26, 1944 in Elm Mott, Texas, the second born child of Ira Lee and Ganell Robinson. Shirley graduated from West Dunbar High School in 1962 at the top of her class. She received her dietary degree from Paul Quinn College. After graduating from Paul Quinn, she worked at Regis Retirement Center as a Dietary Supervisor for 20 years. After leaving the Regis she worked at Hillcrest Hospital in the same position for eight years. When she retired from Hillcrest she worked as a private sitter for numerous of families in Central Texas.

In 2017 Shirley decided to enjoy her golden years and her family. She enjoyed going to the Lions Den and fellowshipping at New Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church and Grace Temple Baptist Church.

She was married to Glenn E. Cashaw on August 2, 1974.

Shirley was proceeded in death by her parents; her husband, Glenn E Cashaw; her daughter, La Sonya Michelle Cashaw; and her brother, Ira Lee Robinson Jr.

Shirley leaves three sons, Tyrone Robinson (Dawn), Glenn A Cashaw (Angela), and Adrian and Tamala Cashaw; devoted mother-in-law, Annie B Cashaw; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, and cousins; and many devoted and dear friends.

A special thanks to Providence Village and Providence Hospice, Waco Police Department, Methodist Children’s Home, M&M Mars, Baylor Scott & White, Prestige employees and staff, Framers Insurance (Jason & Pam), Co-Workers family and friends who have loved and supported us during this difficult time.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 7th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, August 7th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Come and go viewing at OakCrest Funeral Home
  • Service

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 10:00am
    Elm Mott Cemetery
    2417 Crest Drive
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Social Distancing will be followed. The graveside service will be streamed live on the OakCrest Funeral Home Facebook page starting at 10 am


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Regina Farrish

Posted at 04:03pm
You were the sweetest person on earth and always made me feel so welcomed and loved. I will forever remember your smile and I will forever be your Gina!

My continued prayers to Glenn, the Cashaw family, and all those that loved and adored her.

Peggy Mallick

Posted at 12:15pm
To Shirley Cashaw's family: Shirley was a very sweet and fun person. I enjoyed her at the Harrison Senior Center in exercise, bingo, and just visiting. I will miss her. With love, Peggy Mallick

Patricia Clark

Posted at 07:39pm
My deepest condolences to Tyrone and the Cashaw family. Shirley and I were neighbors years ago on the East side of town and we also worked together at Regis Retirement Center downtown Waco years ago. Continued prayers for all of you. Patricia Sypho Clark

Pam Mathers-Johnston

Posted at 03:46pm
Shirley was always such a pleasure to see. She wold come into our office and brighten our day with her genuine smile and caring personality. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her.
Pam and Jason - Farmers Insurance

Angela Wilkerson

Posted at 02:25pm
Thank you for your smile, laughter and open arms, you will truly be missed. Love you Angela
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