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Shirley Irene Doyal, age 84, of Brady, Texas passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023 at her residence in Brady. Shirley was born November 2, 1938 in Brady, Texas to Billy Hemphill and Irene (Voight) Hemphill. She grew up in the Lohn Valley and went to school at Lohn. She was the daughter of a farmer and then became the wife of a farmer as well.

She married Gayle Lamond Doyal on May 3, 1955 in Brownwood, Texas. She worked for the Farm Service Agency in Brady for many years and retired from there.  She loved to cook, sew, tend to her yard and spend time with her growing family.  She was a member of the Lohn Baptist Church for more than 60 years and was a lifelong resident of the Lohn Valley and Brady area.

A memorial service for Shirley Irene Doyal will be held at 10:30AM Friday, January 20, 2023 at the Lohn Tabernacle in Lohn, Texas with Reverend Paden Behrens officiating. Interment of Shirley’s cremated remains will be in the Lohn Cemetery at a later date.  Friends may view and/or sign Shirley’s online memorial guest book at www.leatherwoodmemorialchapels.com.

Shirley Irene is survived by her son Gary Doyal of Brady, TX; daughters Jo Anne Martin and husband Michael of Brady, TX and Janet Gloria of Brady, TX; brother-in-law Terry Doyal of Brownwood, TX; sister-in-law Jocele Schulze and husband Ray of Early, TX; 8 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildlren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Gayle.  Memorial contributions in memory of Shirley Irene Doyal may be made to Hope from the Heart, P. O. Box 1207, Brady, Texas 76825

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