2015 On October 23, 2015, Shirley peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Vernon, three sons, David (Nancy), Cam (Gaylene) and Kevin (Cathy); seven grandchildren, Bronte, Sara, Carli, Caleb, Nathan, Logan, Tori; brothers Carter (Sharon), Murray (Jan), sister, Annette, and other relatives and friends.
Shirley grew up in Carbon, AB and moved to Edmonton in 1958 where she attended CTI. She met Vernon at McKernan Baptist Church. Once wed, they moved South of Edmonton where they raised their three boys on the family farm. Shirley loved music and spent many hours in her later years volunteering to play piano at St. Thomas Care Facility.
Viewing will be held on Thurs, Oct 29th at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311 – 91 St N.W., Edm from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of her life will be held Fri, Oct 30th at McKernan Baptist Church, 11103 – 76 Avenue N.W., Edm at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Mustard Seed Street Church (10635 – 95 St. N.W., Edm., AB, T5H 2J4) or Canadian Mental Health Association (#300, 5 Street Plaza, 10010 – 105 St. N.W., Edm., AB, T5J 1C4).