March 25, 1969 - April 25, 2021
Ms. Clara Shirel Swain was born to the union of Manuel Junior Shirel and Bettye Moten Shirel on March 25, 1969 in Talladega, Alabama. At an early age, Clara accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior and united with Pine Hill SDA in Sylacauga, Alabama and later in her adult years she transferred to Mt. Zion SDA in Talladega, Alabama. She attended school in the Talladega City School System and was a 1987 graduate of Talladega High School. Upon her completion of school, Clara began working for Pell City Cleaners in Pell City, Alabama and Valet Cleaners in Talladega, Alabama as a presser for 25 years. Clara was such an energetic and fun-loving person, and it was proven especially in the presence of her children and grandchildren, who were her most prized possessions and the joy of her life. She loved spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Clara's life journey came to an end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Clara was preceded in death by her parents, Bettye M. Shirel and Manuel Junior Shirel, her sister, Sharon Cross, and her son, D'Angelo L. Shirel. Clara leaves to cherish and remember her memories two sons; D'Anthony (Shantia) Shirel and D'Antwanez Swain; four brothers, Joe Manuel (Debra) Shirel, Rodney (Sylvia) Shirel, Michael Shirel, Mark (Sheletia) Shirel; one sister, Carol (Robert) Reed; six grandchildren; A'Mare, Dakare, Katlyn, Jordan, Da'Shawn, and Da'Kavian; three aunts, Lezell McGhee of Detroit, Michigan, Kattie Moten and Mary Moten, both of Talladega, Alabama; two special friends, NaToya Jones Carter and Wendy Calhoun; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Ms. Clara Shirel Swain was born to the union of Manuel Junior Shirel and Bettye Moten Shirel on March 25, 1969 in Talladega, Alabama. At an early age, Clara accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior and united with Pine Hill SDA in Sylacauga,... View Obituary & Service Information
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