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Obituary for Shirley Canoutas (Houser)

Spartanburg -- Shirley Houser Canoutas, 80, formerly of Clayborn Road in Blacksburg, passed away Monday, August 24th, 2020, at Magnolia Manor of Spartanburg.

Born in Blacksburg, she was the daughter of the late Claybourn Houser and Allie Mae Wylie Houser. Mrs. Canoutas worked as a homemaker and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Canoutas are two sons: Jeffery Houser and family and Jack Vincent and family; a brother, Herbert Houser and family; two grandsons: Josh Houser and family and Willie Jack Vincent; a granddaughter, Kayla Houser and family; two great-grandsons: Jay and Jaxson Houser; two great-granddaughters, Chloe and Oaklynn Houser; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 28th, 2020, at 2:00 pm with Rev. Vernon Craig officiating. David Bivens, Doug Houser, Wayne Houser, Josh Houser, Kyle Byars, and Douglas Houser Jr. will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.

Memorials may be made to Iron City Ministries, 109 W. Cherokee St, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Everyone in attendance at the service is asked to practice proper social distancing and wearing masks is requested for those who can.

The Book of Memories is available at

The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Canoutas family.