Shields ‘Shely’ Houston Mires Obituary

Shields ‘Shely’ Houston Mires, 84, of Flintville, passed away on Tuesday, (July 13, 2021). He was born in Lincoln County, TN on September 30, 1936 to the late Jack and Lucy Cowan Mires. Shely was a farmer and a retiree of Goodman. He was also a member of Antioch Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Gilliam Mires and sister, Reva Farmer.Mr. Mires is survived by his daughter: Janet Mires of Elora; son: Jimmie Lloyd (Nancy) Mires of Fayetteville; sisters: Helen (Gabriel) Horn of North Carolina, Linda Edwards of Hazel Green, Judy Eakes of Fayetteville and Joan (David) Dempsey of Flintville; brothers: Harold (Martha) Mires and Charles ‘Mannie’ Kenneth Mires both of Flintville; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Ben Bailey officiating. Burial was in Moore Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Shely Mires.

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