A resident of Baker, and native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Shirley passed away at 8:20pm on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at her home, with family by her side. She was 79 years old and enjoyed going to the Baker Council on Aging, where she made many friends, played Bingo and Nintendo Wii Bowling. She was a former board member of GSU / BR Sideliners, and a 1952 graduate of Saint Joseph Academy. Visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, on Thursday, October 23, from 5pm to 9pm. Visitation continues at St. Isidore the Farmer Catholic Church, 5657 Thomas Road (corner of Plank Rd. and Thomas Rd.), on Friday, October 24, from 9:00am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am, celebrated by the Rev. Frank Bass. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker. Shirley is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law; Daryl and Barbara Chaney, Curtis and Linda Chaney, and D. Brent Chaney and fiancee' Tiffany; former daughter-in-law, Shelley Chaney; a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Paul Alleman; 10 grandchildren, Michelle Manix, Brooke Chaney, Jamey Chaney, Chris Chaney, Andrew Chaney, David Chaney, Sean Chaney, Heather Alleman, Samantha Alleman, and Cody Alleman; five great-grandchildren, Hunter Manix, Carson Manix, Adam Chaney, McKenzie Orillion, and Sofia Chaney; and a brother, Lynn J. Landry Jr. and wife Jan. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore "Boone" Chaney; parents, Lynn Joseph Landry Sr. and Mary Rita Cline Landry; a sister, Beverly Rita Landry Simoneaux; and an infant grandchild, Michael Chaney. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jamey, Chris, Andrew, David, Sean and Cody. The family would like to thank her caregivers, OLOL, St. Claire's Skilled Nursing Unit, and St. Joseph Hospice. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 10615 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA 70809. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.bakerfuneralhomeonline. com/.
Published by The Advocate from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23, 2014.