The Port Arthur News
Shirley Darlene Metts Queen, 58, of Groves, Texas passed away Monday, April 29, 2013.
Shirley was born October 19, 1954 in Conroe, Texas to Thomas J. Metts and Jimmie McDonald Metts and was a lifelong area resident.
Shirley worked in the Optical Department at Walmart in Groves for the past 10 years and had previously worked for TSO in Beaumont.
Shirley loved her casino trips to Lake Charles with her sister to play the slots.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Patrick Queen of Groves, TX; four daughters, Carrie Anne Queen of Groves, Cassie Marie Queen of Groves, Jennie Rebekah Roberts and husband, Michael of Norfolk, VA, Kristin Noel Queen of Beaumont; one sister, Melody Hinson and husband, Russell of Beauxart Gardens; two brothers, Donald “Stretch” Metts and wife, Kelley of Fannett, Lloyd Metts of Nederland; five grandchildren, Cameron, Raina Kay, Emma, Hanna, and Graham Oliver.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 3, 2013 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend Stephen McCrate officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Whispering Pines Cemetery in Groceville, TX.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Lymphoma Society; 5005 Mitchelldale, Suite 115; Houston, TX 77092-7230.