Shirley Sue Vineyard, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Temple, Texas. She was born on February 5, 1940, in Sidney, Texas to Alfred Milton and Pauline Gladys (Markham) Taylor. On June 6, 1959, she was united in marriage to Merle Dean Vineyard in De Leon. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1999. Shirley was a homemaker. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her daughters, Deana Sue Millican of Sidney and Nancy Tierney and husband David of Temple; sons, William Alan Vineyard, and Darron Scott Vineyard and wife Lucretia of Sidney; grandchildren: Vernon, Caleb, Taylor, Alex, Crystal, Donna, and Casie; and great-grandchildren: Mayleen, Alora, Sidney, and Summer. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Nelda Cramer, Martha Gaines and Christine Baxter; and brother, Joe Lee Taylor. Family will receive friends at Comanche Funeral Home on Friday, May 12, 2017, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Lunch for the family will be at Sidney Baptist Church following the funeral services. Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Comanche Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Keg Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Taylorís Chapel Cemetery in Comanche County. Comanche Funeral Home is in Charge of Arrangements. Condolences may be offered on line at


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