Shirley Ann Rexroad (our Big Momma) passed into the presence of her Lord Jesus on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, on May 6, 1935. She was 77 years old and a 53 year resident of Fairfield and Suisun.
She spent many years as a domestic worker and lovingly raising her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Terry Ann Gosney of Carlsbad, CA; son, Lacy II (Aileen) of Keller, TX; grandchildren, Matthew Gosney, Amanda Maldonado (Dave), Carol Ann Gosney, Lacy III (Amie), Holly (Justin); and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Doris Hayes (John) of Brookhaven, PA., Kay Masteller (Richard) of Manheim, PA; brother, Ray Keeton (Sherrie), of Willmington, DE.; and several nieces and nephews and many, many dear friends she has made over the years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lacy in July 1994.
She attended First Assembly of God Church, 2207 Union Ave., Fairfield, where Rev. Eric Lura is pastor. A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2013, with a celebration of life to follow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Eric Smith, former pastor of the Lighthouse Church in Fairfield, will bring the message.
Internment will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery, 1707 Union Ave., Fairfield, where she will be laid to rest beside her husband.
Arrangements are under the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield, 94533, 425-1041.
Flowers may be sent to the funeral home.