Mrs. Callie Irene Dees Shearer, 94, of Garfield passed away Friday, November 11, 2022, at Community Hospice in Vidalia following a brief illness.
Mrs. Shearer was born March 7, 1928, in Vivian, LA to William L. Dees and Callie Williams Dees. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Earl Shearer, Jr.; siblings, Nona, Lola, Hattie, Faye Lou, Evelyn, W. L.; nephew, Jimmy F. Clemens. Callie Irene graduated from Gladewater High School. She was married to Robert Earl Shearer, Jr. on July 20, 1999, in Cameron, TX. Callie Irene resided at The Oaks Bethany Assisted Living in Vidalia until the time she entered Community. She was a homemaker, loving aunt, and wonderful friend. Callie Irene loved traveling, flowers, gardening, cooking, and learning how to paint. She lived everywhere, from California to Georgia, and many places in between before making Garfield her final home. During her time in Garfield, she attended Garfield Baptist Church, but had other church homes during her life.
She is survived by her sister, Doris T. Clemens of Swainsboro; niece and caretaker, Ruth Ann Maxwell (Roger Douglas) of Swainsboro; many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 14, 2022, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Elder Bill Torrance officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 14, 2022, at Chapman Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 904 Mt. Vernon Road/P. O. Box 2277, Vidalia, Georgia 39474.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Callie Irene Dees Shearer, 94, of Garfield.