PAIR, Shirley Harrell, 85, of Richmond, was called to her eternal home on April 29, 2012 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Alvin C. Pair; two infant daughters and an infant grandson. Mrs. Pair was a Medical Technologist since the 1940s, spending the last 16 years of her career with Henrico Doctors' Hospital as Blood Bank Section Chief. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and was the youngest of nine children. Surviving are her daughters, Sarah Pair, Mary Beth Turner and Bonnie Halenda (Keith); her grandchildren, Ivey, Chris and Sarah Turner and Russell, Shannon and Evan Halenda. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mechanicsville Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road, where services will be held Thursday at 11 am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association or the March of Dimes.