Shipman, Thelma (Russell) 9 Jul 1912 - 22 May 1981 OH 4 Jun 1981 p9
[Note: Daughter of John and Carrie (Rose) Russell; married 7 Apr 1934 Anthony Shipman; sister of Ralph Russell who married Ressie Magdalene (Fowler) Loveland and also moved to Turlock; her husband was a nephew of Glessie Mae (Shipman) Fowler]
Services for Mrs. Thelma Shipman, 66, a native of the Ozark area, were held May 26 in Turlock, Calif. She was the wife of Anthony Shipman, also an Ozark native. Mrs. Shipman died May 22, in her home after a long illness.
Shipman, Theodore 27 Mar 1875 - 28 Jul 1958 CCR 31 Jul 1958 p5
[Note: Son of Joseph Hiram & Mary (Roberts) Shipman; married Rebecca Nancy Jane McTeer 23 Jan 1878 - 30 Jun 1945]
Funeral services for Theodore Shipman, 83, a retired farmer and lifelong resident of the Sparta community, who died Monday morning at Mt. Vernon Sanitarium were held at 2:00 p.m. today (Thursday) in Sparta Baptist Church of which he was a member with burial in the Shipman Cemetery, south of Sparta, under direction of Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Harvey of Lewiston, Idaho and Mrs. Lurea Garrison of California; nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild; two brothers, Frank Shipman of Ava and Sam Shipman of Oklahoma; three half-brothers, Raymond E. Shipman of Kansas City, Jeff Shipman of Springfield and Lester Shipman of Tulsa.
Shipman, Theron Orthel 16 Sep 1921 - 31 Jul 1990 NN-E 9 Aug 1990
[Note: Son of Homer Jackson & Amanda E. (Mapes) Shipman; married Marilyn]
Theron O. Shipman, 68, died Tuesday, July 31, 1990, in his home, after an illness of two weeks. He lived most of his life in Christian County and graduated from Ozark High School. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; and two stepchildren, Dan Ross, Branson, and Jacqueline Ross, Springfield. Services were Friday in Adams Funeral Home with the Rev. Russell Heatherly officiating. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery.
Shipman, W. J. 11 Nov 1851 - Oct 1929 CCR 24 Oct 1929
[Note: Son of Joseph Hiram & Mary Ann “Polly“ (Barnett) Shipman; married 1870 Emaline Mercer 18 Jun 1851 - 5 Mar 1901; no legible tombstone in Sparta; no MO DC found]
W. J. Shipman wad born November 11th, 1851. He was married to Emeline Mencer in 1870. To this union six children were born, all of whom except one daughter, Mrs. Frances Raines, having passed into the great beyond. He is survived by two sisters and one brother, viz, Mrs. Elmira Hedgpeth, Mrs. Julinda Johns and Mr. John Shipman, and eight grandchildren. He was converted at the age of 35 years and joined the Baptist church at Sparta. The funeral services were held on October 19th at the Baptist church in Sparta at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Applegate officiating. Burial took place in the Sparta cemetery under the direction of T. B. Chaffin.
Shipman, Wallace R. 14 Dec 1918 - 20 May 2008 SN-L 22 May 2008
[Note: Son of Rev. John Ronald “Roy” & Allie Frances (Marley) Shipman; married 17 Aug 1940 Goldie Wilcox 17 Oct 1921 - 3 Jan 2007]
Wallace R. Shipman, age 89, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2008. He was born December 14, 1918, in Sparta, Mo., the son of Rev. John Roy and Allie Frances Shipman. Wallace married Goldie Wilcox of Nixa, Mo., on August 17, 1940. They were married for 66 years before God called her home on January 3, 2007. Additionally he was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Ronald Shipman of Sparta; and a sister, Ida Belle Murray of Crane, Mo. Survivors include a son, David Ronald Shipman and wife, Paula; a grandson, Matthew Shipman and wife, Sheila; a great-grandson, Kooper Shipman; one granddaughter, Emily Shipman, all of Willard, Mo.; and a daughter, Mary Ann Shipman of Springfield, Mo. Wallace graduated from Sparta High School and also taught school for two years before becoming a truck driver. During the early 1960s he moved his family to Wheaton, Mo., where he and Goldie owned and operated the The Wheaton Hardware. His love of trucking brought him back to Springfield where he remained a truck driver until his retirement in 1981. Wallace's kind heart and generosity coupled with his willingness to help those in need touched everyone that knew him. He never met a stranger and was a wonderful story teller. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, in Sparta Cemetery, with Pastor Tommy Bilyeu officiating. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Victory Mission.
Shipman, William A. 2 Oct 1878 - 7 Jul 1957 CCR 11 Jul 1957 p4
[Note: Son of Richmond H. “Richard” & Cynthia Jane (Walker) Shipman; married 1878 Mahala Frances Robinson 27 Feb 1877 - 7 Nov 1939; married second Julia Workman 2 Feb 1873 - 19 Feb 1963 who married first Albert Franklin Johnson]
Funeral services for William A. Shipman, 78, who died at his home Sunday, July 7 were held Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sparta Christian Church with the Rev. Roy Shipman officiating. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Clever. He was born October 2, 1878, near Sparta and was the son of Richard and Cynthia Walker Shipman, His first marriage was to Mahalia Robinson. They adopted a niece, Miss Esta Abbot. Both Mrs. Shipman and Esta preceded Mr. Shipman in death. On September 11, 1940, he was united in marriage to Julia Workman Johnson. He was converted at an early age and united with the Sparta Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Julia Shipman of the home; one brother, Dave Shipman of Omaha, Neb,; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Reed of Bruner and Mrs. Delia Rea of Joplin.
Shipman, William Benjamin 6 Oct 1865 - 15 Sep 1938 CCR 22 Sep 1938 p1
[Note: Son of John Henry & Margaret Ann (Stone) Shipman; married 25 Dec 1893 Mary Mead Morris 11 Jul 1864 - 4 Nov 1938]
William Benjamin Shipman was born Oct. 6, 1865, and departed this life Sept. 15, 1938, at his home five miles southwest of Rogersville. He died of a sudden heart attack while driving hogs into his barn lot. He was 73 years, 11 months and 15 days of age at the time of his death. He was united in marriage to Mary Mead Morris on Dec. 25, 1893, to which union were born five children; one son, who preceded him in death, and four daughters, Mrs. Angie Ayers of Springfield; Mrs. Blanche Smith, Mrs. Christa Kincannon and Mrs. Wilburn Wolfe, all of Rogersville. Beside the widow and four daughters, he is survived by five brothers, Noah of Rogersville, Clarence of Springfield, and Nathan, Bob and Charley, all of Oklahoma; three sisters, Mrs. Bunin Garrison of McCracken, Mrs. Joe Morris of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Lida Bradley of Galloway. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. He was converted at a very early age and was later united with the Elm Grove Methodist church, of which he was a member at the time of his death. He a was devoted husband and father and will be missed by all who knew him. He was a lifelong resident of Christian county and was well known throughout this vicinity. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 16, 1938, at the Linden Chapel with Rev. W.T. Savage of Halltown officiating. Interment was made in the Linden cemetery under the direction of the B.C. Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark.
Shipman, William Francis “Bill W.“ 13 Sep 1897 - 9 Nov 1938 CCR 10 Nov 1938 p8
[Note: Son of John & Rachel Alice (Johnson) Shipman; married ? ; married 17 Jun 1922 Irene Farthing; name in tombstone varies from obit; marriage record and DC both say as B. W. Shipman, but give same lifespan and parents; DC says divorced]
B.W. Shipman was born near Sparta, Mo., on Sept. 13, 1897, the son of John and Alice Johnson Shipman. He died at his home in Chadwick, Mo., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1938, at 7:15 a.m., aged 41 years, one month and 26 days. He had been seriously ill for the past 18 months. He is survived by one daughter, Marceline, of Springfield; three brothers, H.J. Shipman of Ozark, Reuben of Chadwick, and Walter of Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Logston of Mansfield, Ohio, Mrs. Minnie Gibbel of Brush, Colo., Mrs. Verna Kibbee of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Josephine Cline of Independence, Mo. He had been a resident of Christian county during his lifetime and served this county as a Recorder of Deeds for one term, from 1927 to 1930. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will probably be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 1938, in the Chadwick Baptist church with the Rev. Roscoe Harding of Nixa officiating. Interment will be made in the Chadwick cemetery under the direction of the B.C. Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark.
Shipman, William Thomas “Bill” 15 May 1935 - 13 Mar 2003 SN-L 14 Mar 2003
[Note: Son of Frank & Lucy Bell (Weter) Shipman; married 16 Oct 1959 Carol Dean Gideon]
William Thomas “Bill” Shipman, age 67, of Everton, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2003 in his home. He was born May 15, 1935 in Chadwick, the son of Frank and Lucy (Weter) Shipman. He served his country in the U.S. Marines. On October 16, 1959, he and Carol Dean Gideon were married. Mr. Shipman retired after 37 years at Dayco Industries. Survivors include his wife, Carol; three children, Randall Wayne Shipman, Halltown, Brenda Kaye Shipman, Ozark, and Allisa Carole Holt and husband Jake Charles, Carthage; two grandchildren, Bree and Kaden; two brothers, Jimmy Shipman, Ozark, and Tony Shipman, Springfield; a sister, JoAnne Jones, Ozark; special friends, Joe and Wilma Weter, Red Allen, Bob Walker, Howard Hodson, Marie Davis, Leon Harris and many others too numerous to mention. A graveside funeral with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Chadwick Cemetery with Pastor Ben DeWitt officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 7 p.m. today. Springfield News-Leader, March 14 2003.
Shipman, William Thomas "Bill" 15 May 1935 - 13 Mar 2003 CCH-N 26 Mar 2003
William Thomas "Bill" Shipman, 67, Everton, died March 13, 2003, in his home. He was born May 15, 1935, in Chadwick, the son of Frank and Lucy (Weter) Shipman. He served his country in the U.S. Marines. On October 16, 1959, he and Carol Dean Gideon were married. Shipman retired after 37 years at Dayco Industries. Survivors include his wife, Carol; three children, Randall Wayne Shipman, Halltown, Brenda Kaye Shipman, Ozark, and Allisa Carole Holt and husband Jake Charles, Carthage; two grandchildren, Bree and Kaden; two brothers, Jimmy Shipman, Ozark, and Tony Shipman, Springfield; a sister JoAnne Jones, Ozark; special friends, Joe and Wilma Weter, Red Allen, Bob Walker, Howard Hodson, Marie Davis, Leon Harris and many others too numerous to mention. A graveside funeral with military honors was at 2 p.m. March 15 in Chadwick Cemetery with Pastor Ben DeWitt officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.
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Shireman, Zackry Jonathon Dean 22 Mar 1992 - 8 Oct 2010 SN-L 11 Oct 2010
[Note: Son f Jamey & Stacey (Bryant) Shireman]
Zackry Jonathon Dean Shireman, age 18, of Ozark, was born March 22, 1992, in Springfield, Mo., and departed this life Friday, October 8, 2010 as the result of a motorcycle accident in Ozark, Mo. He was a 2010 Nixa High School graduate. He participated in JROTC and on completion, was 2nd Lieutenant. He was employed at Reliable imports, Springfield, Mo. He was also a life guard at the Nixa Community Center for three years. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Kelly Dean Bryant; paternal grandfather, John Sydney Shireman; and paternal great-grandfather, Harry Collins. He is survived by his parents, Jamey and Stacy Shireman, of the home; maternal grandmother, Dianna Bryant, of Lebanon, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Truman and Emily Nickell, Sr., of Lebanon, Mo.; paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Collins, of Debuque, Iowa; several aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and many friends. A visitation for Zackry will be Tuesday, October 12, 2010, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in Shadel's Colonial Chapel, 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Missouri 65536 (417) 532-6161. A memorial has been established in memory of Zackry and donations may be left at Shadel's Colonial Chapel.
Shirkey, Alice 4 Jul 1885 - 5 Oct 1959 CCR 15 Oct 1959 p3
[Note: Daughter of David A. & Phebe Angeline (Turner) Shirkey]
Funeral services for Miss Alice Shirkey,74, who died Monday, Oct. 5 at her home in Ozark, following a lingering illness, were held Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Chaffin Funeral Chapel at Ozark, with Rev. Harold Mayes officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. A lifelong resident of Ozark, she was a member of the Ozark First Christian Church. Survivors include one brother, William Shirkey of Ozark; two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Tunnell and Mrs. Montie Bingamin, both of Ozark.
Shirkey C. J. 13 Aug 1938 - 11 Sep 2011 AdamsFH & CCH-N 21 Sep 2011
[Note: Son of Commodore & Mabel (Eutsler) Shirkey
C.J. Shirkey, the only child born to Commodore and Mabel (Eutsler) Shirkey, went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2011. He was born August 13, 1938. C.J. grew up in the Galena area and graduated from Galena High School in 1956. C.J. served for six years in the United States Navy. After his service he lived in California for six years but found his way back to the Ozarks where he lived and worked for Southwestern Bell until his retirement. When his father passed away in 1974 he brought his mother to live with him in Springfield since she had never learned to drive. He made a city girl out of a country girl. C.J. loved to travel. His choice was to do the “bus tour” to be able to really see the country and various shows. He had a love for music of all varieties and had a beautiful vocal voice. His heart was full of love and caring. He demonstrated this through his selfless giving of time and service to his family, friends, and colleagues. He was member of the Solomon Lodge #271 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (AF and AM) of Missouri, the AT & T Pioneers Life Member Club, and the “George’s Breakfast Club.” His dry droll sense of humor, smile and laughter will be missed. He was preceded in death by his father Commodore Shirkey, his mother Mabel (Eutsler) Shirkey and grandparents, Ernest and Minnie Eutsler and Tom and Fannie Shirkey. C.J. is survived by an Uncle John A. Eutsler and wife Emma; cousins, Jeana R. Siler and husband Jim, Don Henderson, Greg Morrow and wife Soo Ling, David Eutsler and wife Margie, and Gerald Shirkey and wife Betty. He will be missed by his family and a host of friends. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Nixa Christian Church, 400 Northview Road, Nixa, MO 65714. A graveside memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 16, with Reverend Chad Mattlingly. Full military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Navy Honors Team and Missouri Veterans Memorial Team.
Shirkey, David A. 9 May 1845 - 23 Sep 1923 CCR 28 Sep 1923 p1
[Note: Son of Andy & ? ( ) Shirkey; married Phebe Angeline Turner 26 Mar 1849 - 5 Dec 1929]
At his home in Ozark on Sunday, September 23, 1923 at 7:15 a.m. David A. Shirkey, aged 78 years, 4 months and 14 days. Funeral arrangements under direction of T. B. Chaffin were held at the home at 2:40 p.m. Monday September 24, conducted by Rev. Frank Turner, with interment in the Ozark cemetery. Mr. Shirley had been in failing health for a number of years and especially so in the past year. His last illness, however, was of short duration. Deceased was an old resident of the city, having lived here since a young man. He was born in Virginia and came to Missouri when a boy, and had no relatives in this vicinity, other than his immediate family. He leaved the aged widow, three daughters, Mrs. Maggie Tunnell, Mrs. Monta Mitchell and Miss Alice Shirkey, and one son, William and one granddaughter, Edna Mitchell.
Shirkey, Earnest M. 17 Feb 1899 - 13 Aug 1953 CCR 20 Aug 1953 p3
[Note: Son of Thomas R. & Fannie (Eisenhour) Shirkey; married Stella Mae]
Earnest M. Shirkey, 54, life-long resident of the Spokane community and a prominent farmer, died at 6 p.m. last Thursday at his home there. He had been in failing health for the past year. He is survived by his wife Stella; a daughter, Mrs. Herschel Gray of Spokane, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Shirkey of Spokane; four brothers, Efton of Reeds Spring, Commodore of Galena; Herschel of Springfield and Noel of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Johnson of Pomona, Calif and Mrs. Chester Stewart of Spokane, and one grandchild. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Eisenhour Church by Rev. James Ellingsworth and burial was in the church cemetery under direction of Chaffin of Ozark.
Shirkey, Efton 1897 - 12 Jan 1965 CCR 14 Jan 1965 p1
[Note: Son of Thomas R. & Fannie (Eisenhour) Shirkey; married Ora Belle Keltner 1903 - 1 Apr 1989]
Efton Shirkey, 68, of Reeds Spring, died at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday in St. John’s Hospital at Springfield. Mr. Shirkey, a veteran of World War I, had owned and operated a general merchandise store on U. S. 65 north of the Stone-Christian County line. He is survived by his wife, Ora; two sons, Jack of Nixa, and Gerald of Spokane; three brothers, Commodore of Galena, Herschel of Kansas City and Noel of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Dessie Johnson, Dallas, Tex. and Mrs. Velma Stewart, Spokane; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Eisenhour Church with the Rev. James Ellingsworth officiating. Burial will be in Eisenhour Cemetery under direction of Harris of Nixa.
Shirkey, Fannie K. (Eisenhour) 17 Mar 1877 - 14 Oct 1962 CCR 18 Oct 1962 p4
[Note: Daughter of Jacob & Lydia (McHaney) Eisenhour; married Thomas R. Shirkey 4 Jul 1872 - 11 Dec 1960]
Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Shirkey, 85, of Spokane, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Eisenhour Church with the Rev. James Ellingsworth officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery under direction of Harris. Mrs. Shirkey died at 3:40 p.m. Sunday at her home, five miles south of Spokane. Survivors are four sons, Efton, Reeds Spring, Commodore, Galena, Hershel, Kansas City, and Noel, St. Louis; two daughters, Mrs. Dessie Johnson, Dallas, Tex., and Mrs. Velma Stewart, Spokane; seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; a brother, Clarence Eisenhour, Springfield, Ill, and two sisters, Mrs. Alpha Foland and Mrs. Bessie Harris, both of Reeds Spring.
Shirkey, Jack 14 Jun 1922 – 20 Jun 2000 CCH-N 28 Jun 2000
[Note: Son of Efton & Ora Belle (Keltner) Shirkey; married 7 Sep 1948 Lucille Davis]
Jack Shirkey of Spokane passed away Tuesday June 20, 2000 at St. John's Regional Health Center. Springfield. Jack was born July 14, 1922 in Reeds Spring, Mo., the son of Efton and Ora Belle (Keltner) Shirkey. On September 7, 1948 Jack Shirkey and Lucille Davis were united in marriage in Ozark, Mo. He loved horses, cars and most of all he loved his family and friends. He worked in Public Relations for the Poor Boy Tree Trimming. He was a member of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church in Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Lucille. He is survived by his two daughters Jackie Shirkey Grote and her husband Alan of Collierville, Tn., and Joy Shirkey Owen and her husband Robert of Forsyth; a brother Jerald and his wife Betty of Nixa; three grandchildren Clayton Bilyeu and wife Pam of Chestnutridge, Mo., Lora Essick and husband Jeff of Ozark, Shellie Grote of Collierville, Tn., one great-grandson Robert Border of Chestnutridge; and other relatives and many friends. Services were held Saturday June 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the First and Calvary Presbyterian Church in Springfield 820 Cherry St. Burial will follow in Eisenhour Cemetery, Spokane, under the care of Harris Funeral Home, Ozark. Visitation was Friday June 23 from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Shirkey, Margaret Elizabeth (Cline) 5 Jul 1881 - 17 May 1960 CCR 26 May 1960 p4
[Note: Daughter of John & Sarah (Butler) Cline; married William R. “Bill“ Shirkey 24 Apr 1889 - 20 Oct 1964]
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Shirkey, 79, of Ozark who died at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Doctors Memorial Hospital after a long illness were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Chaffin Chapel with burial in Ozark Cemetery. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, William R. Shirkey; a son Millard Leigh of Rialto, Calif, two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Jordan of Bloomington, Calif. and Mrs. Dorothy Kelsey of Aurora; 13 grandchildren; and three brothers, Otis, Omas and Ben Cline, all of Springfield.
Shirkey, Mary Lucille (Davis) 28 Jun 1926 - 22 Apr 1982 OH 29 Apr 1982 p8
[Note: Daughter of Leslie & Vada (Hicks) Davis; married 7 Sep 1948 Jack Shirkey 14 Jul 1922 - 20 Jun 2000]
Services for Lucille Shirkey, 55, Spokane, were held April 25 in Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Joe Woven officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery. Mrs. Shirley died April 22 in the University of Missouri Health Science Center, Columbia, after a long illness. She was a lifelong resident of Spokane and had operated a general store south of Spokane for several years. She was an employee of A Touch of Class in Branson. Survivors include her husband, Jack; two daughters, Mrs. Jackie Lynn Grote, St. Louis and Mrs. Joy Renne Bilyeu, Chestnutridge; a brother, Dr. Wayne Davis, Branson; a sister, Mrs. Anna Mae Keltner, Ponce de Leon; and three grandchildren.
Shirkey, Maxine (Landers) 1914 - 13 Nov 1968 CCR 21 Nov 1968 p8
[Note: married Herschel Shirkey]
Mrs. Maxine Shirkey, 54, Kansas City, formerly of Springfield and Highlandville, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in a Kansas City hospital after a short illness. She is survived by her husband, Herschel; a daughter, Mrs. Orvilla Maples, Kansas City; a brother, J. D. Landers, Modesto; and three grandchildren. Funeral services and burial were in Kansas City Friday.
Shirkey, Ora Belle (Keltner) 1903 - 1 Apr 1989 NE 6 Apr 1989
[Note: Daughter of Thomas Benton & Betty (Cline) Keltner; married Efton Shirkey 1897 - 12 Jan 1965]
Services for Ora Belle Shirkey, 86, Spokane, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 3 in the Eisenhour Full Gospel Church. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Ozark. Mrs. Shirkey, a home maker, died Saturday, April 1 morning in her home.
Shirkey, Phebe Angeline (Turner) 26 Mar 1849 - 5 Dec 1929 CCR 12 Dec 1929
[Note: Daughter of Pleas & Mary “Pollie“ ( ) Turner; married 23 Sep 1877 David A. Shirkey 9 May 1845 - 23 Sep 1923]
Phebe Angeline Turner was born in Jefferson county, Tennessee on March 26th, 1849, and died at her home in Ozark on Thursday, December 5th, 1929, aged 80 years, 8 months and 1 days. She was married to D. A. Shirkey at Norborne, Missouri on September 23rd, 1877. She was converted early in life and united with the Christian church and lived a Christian until death. Funeral services were held at the home at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th, with rev. B. Frank West officiating Burial was made in the Ozark cemetery under the direction of T. B. Chaffin. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Maggie Tunnell, Mrs. Montie Bingham, Miss Alice Shirkey, one son, William Shirkey and one granddaughter, Edna May Mitchell.
Shirkey, Thomas R. 4 Jul 1872 - 11 Dec 1960 CCR 15 Dec 1960 p5
[Note: married Fannie K. Eisenhour 17 Mar 1877 - 14 Oct 1962]
Funeral services for Thomas R. Shirkey, 87, who died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday at his home five miles south of Spokane, were conducted by the Rev. Walter McKnight at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Eisenhour Cemetery under direction of Harris of Clever. Mr. Shirkey was a retired farmer and stockman and had been a resident of the Spokane community for the past 80 years. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Fannie Shirkey; four sons, Efton Shirkey of Spokane; C. J. Shirkey of Kansas City and Noel Shirkey of St. Louis; two daughters, Mrs. Dessie Johnson of Pomona, Calif and Mrs. Thelma Stewart of Spokane; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Shirkey, William R. “Bill” 24 Apr 1889 - 20 Oct 1964 CCR 22 Oct 1964 p1
[Note: Son of David A. & Phebe Angeline (Turner) Shirkey; married Margaret Elizabeth Cline 5 Jul 1881 - 17 May 1960]
W. R. “Bill” Shirkey, 76, of Ozark, died at 9:55 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was a lifelong Christian County resident. Survivors include a step-son, Millard Leigh, Fontana, Calif.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Kelsey, Aurora, and Mrs. May Jordan, Alma, Ark. and a niece in Tampa, Fla. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Harris Chapel. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery.
Shively, Clifford Albert, Sr. 28 Feb 1922 - 4 Aug 2009 SN-L 6 Aug 2009
[Note: Son of Clarence & Emily (Miars) Shively; married 1943 Loretta Marie Gill 13 Jun 1928 - 4 Jan 2010]
Clifford Albert Shively Sr., age 87, of Ozark, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2009, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, after a long illness. Cliff was born in Callaway, Neb., on February 28, 1922, to Clarence and Emily (Miars) Shively. Cliff will be remembered for his great smile, famous jig dancing and that he never met a stranger. He loved his family and friends dearly. Cliff worked in maintenance at various capacities all his life and loved to work on and repair small engines. There wasn't anything he could not fix. He was a member of Ozark Full Gospel Church. Cliff was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and five brothers. Survivors include his loving wife of 66 years, Loretta; one daughter, Connie Dixon and husband, Dean of Gold Hill, N.C.; three sons, Clifford "Bud” Shively of Ozark, Roger and wife, Susan of Ft. Collins, Colo., and Dan and wife, Donna of Ozark; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 7, 2009, at 11 a.m., in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Missouri Veteran's Cemetery, with military honors. Visitation will be Thursday evening, in the funeral home, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Shively, Loretta Marie (Gill) 13 Jun 1928 - 4 Jan 2010 SN-L 5 Jan 2010
[Note: Daughter of Fred & Hazel ( ) Gill; married 1943 Clifford Shively, Sr. 28 Feb 1922 - 4 Aug 2009]
Loretta Marie Shively, age 83, of Ozark, passed away Monday, January 4, 2010. She was born June 13, 1926 in Lexington, Nebraska, the daughter of Fred and Hazel Gill. She was united in marriage to Clifford Shively, Sr. He preceded her in death on August 4, 2009, after 66 years of marriage. She was a member of Ozark Full Gospel Church. Loretta loved her family and friends. She enjoyed outdoor activities including fishing with her family. She knitted and crocheted for needy families. Survivors include four children, Connie Dixon and husband Dean, Gold Hill, North Carolina, Clifford "Bud" Shively, Ozark, Roger Shively and wife Susan, Ft. Collins, Colorado, and Dan Shively and wife Donna, Ozark; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul Gill, South Bend, Indiana; and a sister, Phyllis Schwarz, Loveland, Colorado. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor James Eakins officiating. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
Shockey, Wesley 21 Jan 1918 - Aug 1976 OH 19 Aug 1976 p7
[Note: married Zelma]
TANEYVILLE - Wesley Shockey, 58, Taneyville, died at 6:45 a.m. Saturday in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield after a short illness. Mr. Shockey was a former longtime resident of Long Run in Ozark County. Survivors include his wife, Zelma; four sons, Merle and Joe Lee, both of Taneyville, Jim. of Independence, and Junior of Cedarcreek, four daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Hatter of the state of Ohio, Mrs. Sharon Evans, Ozark, Mrs. Barbara Thompson, Kirbyville, and Miss Sheila Shocker of the home; six brothers, Jan, Kenney and Lester, all of Long Run, Virgil of Forsyth, Sylvester of Theodosia and Frank of 1912 North Lyon, Springfield; six sisters, Mrs. Rosie Snyder, Gainesville, Mrs. Maggie Norton, 2106 North Robberson, Springfield, Mrs. Flossie Boyer of the state of Ohio, Mrs. Goldie Loftis, Theodosia, and Mrs. Melvina Elliott and Mrs. Selvina Foster, both of West Plains and 11 grandchildren. Clarkson of Forsyth will announce arrangements.
Shockley, Eli 1866 - 16 Oct 1944 CCR 19 Oct 1944 p5
[Note: Son of Vincent & Lovisa ( ) Schockley; married Margarett Agnus 1871 - 1935; spelling from tombstone]
Eli Schockley, 78, retired piano tuner and musician, died at his home in Springfield Monday night, after a lingering illness. Mr. Schockley, who was an accomplished pianist and violinist, was born near Rolla, the son of Vincent and Lovisa Schockley, farmers. His father died when Eli was only five years old and the family moved to Maries county, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 24, he moved to Stone county and a few years later to Billings, where he married Miss Margaret Angus and operated a farm, where they reared their children. His wife died nine years ago; 22 years ago he moved his family to Springfield to live. There, he went into the business of piano tuning. He was a member of the South Side Fundamental Baptist Church, where his funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Bill McTeer, pastor of the Church, officiated. Burial was at Smart Cemetery near here, under direction of the Dunn Funeral Home. Mr. Schockley is survived by his daughter, Miss Pearl Schockley, of the home and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Pinnell of Portersville, Calif.
Shockley, Georgia Regina (Williams) 19 Jan 1905 - 6 Oct 2000 CCH-N 25 Oct 2000
[Note: Daughter of George & Emma (Rush) Williams; married 1922 Stephen Shockley ? - 15 Oct 1985]
Georgia Regina Shockley, age 95, Ozark, passed away at 8:00 a.m., October 6, 2000 in The Baptist Home, Ozark. She was born in Marys Home, MO on January 19, 1905, the daughter of George and Emma Rush Williams. In 1922, she was united in marriage to Stephen Shockley, who preceded her in death on October 15, 1985. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Before retirement, Mrs. Shockley was a Floor Lady for Von Hoffman Printing Company in Jefferson City MO. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson City. Survivors include: two daughters, Virginia Maxwell and husband Robert, Roswell, NM and Helen Eastwood, Greenville, MS; five grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Florence French, FL. A graveside funeral service officiated by Pastor Dennis Maxwell was held at 3:00 p.m., October 6, at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.
Shockley, Heather Jewell Apr 1978 - Apr 1978 OH 20 Apr 1978 p16
[Note: Daughter of Lameral G. & ? (Coffer) Shockley; no SSDI found]
CHADWICK - Graveside services for Heather Jewell Shockley, infant daughter of Mt. and Mrs. Lameral G. Shockley, Chadwick was at 2 p.m. Sunday in Old Boston Cemetery east of Oldfield with Jack Richardson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Harris of Ozark. The infant died shortly after birth at noon Thursday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield. Survivors in addition to the parents include paternal grandmother, Mrs. Zelma Shockley, Taneyville; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Coffer, Oldfield; maternal great grandfather, Robert Coffer, Oldfield and paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Amy Barnett, Isabella.
Shockley, Perry 1866 - 23 Feb 1932 CCR 18 Feb 1932 p4
[Note: married Louise c 1877 - ? who married second 6 Sep 1932 CCM W. W. King; she married third 4 Jun 1935 Joe W. Foster; parents not on DC]
Perry Shockley died at his home at Spokane Feb. 23, 1932, aged 65 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2:30 p.m. at Spokane, with burial in Spokane cemetery under direction of T.B. Chaffin.
Shockley, Thomas J. 1860 - 22 Oct 1943 CCR 4 Nov 1943 p1
Thomas J. Shockley, 83, retired Frisco section foreman, who lived several years at Ozark where he worked on the Chadwick branch, died Oct. 22 at Springfield, following a short illness. His home has been at Mt. Vernon the past several years. Survivors are his children, all of whom lived at Ozark and are known to many older Ozarkians. They include five sons, John of California, Thomas of Mt. Vernon, S.D. of Tulsa, Joseph of Monett, and George of Halfway; three daughters, Mrs. J.D. James and Miss Roberta Shockley of Springfield and Mrs. Scott McKenzie of St. Louis. Funeral services were held at Stoutland.
Shoe, Mary Amelia (Fastabend) 25 Nov 1895 - 21 Aug 1986 OH 28 Aug 1986 p3
[Note: married 12 Jun 1926 Walter Oliver Shoe 16 Mar 1899 - 12 Apr 1962]
Mary A. Shoe, 90, Route 1, Fordland, died at 10:39 a.m. Thursday in Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a son, Walter O., Route 1 Fordland; two daughters, Cleo Barbara Bodenhamer, Sierra Vista, Ariz. and Gussie Jo Maxwell, Tucson, Ariz; a sister Josie Eisenhower, Tarzana, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and four step great grandchildren. Services were held Monday in Marsh Chapel, Rogersville with Darryl Alford officiating, Burial services were Monday in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.
Shoe, Mary Amelia 25 Nov 1895 - 21 Aug 1986 OH 4 Sep 1986 p4
Services for Mary Amelia Shoe, 90, Fordland, were held August 25 in Marsh Funeral Home, Rogersville, with the Rev. Darryl Alford officiating. Graveside services burial were held in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. Mrs. Shoe died August 21 in Ozark Riverview Manor. She was a retired school teacher, having taught in Montana and New Mexico, as well as Missouri. She and her husband, Walter Oliver, owned and operated a motel and service station in Clinton for several years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include one son, Walter Shoe, Fordland; two daughters, Cleo Barbara Bodenhamer, Sierra Vista, Ariz. and Gussie Jo Maxwell, Tucson, Ariz; a sister Josie Eisenhower, Tarzana, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and four step great grandchildren. Services were held Monday in Marsh Chapel, Rogersville with Darryl Alford officiating.
Shoemaker, Adrienne M. (Welch) 29 Aug 1920 - 16 Dec 1988 NN-E 29 Jun 1989
[Note: Daughter of John Richard & Alice Gertrude ( McElhaney) Welch]
Adrienne Shoemaker, 68, of Hemet, California, formerly of Billings, died in December in her home following a long illness. The body was cremated. Memorial services for Mrs. Shoemaker were held June 25 at the Billings Baptist Church. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery, north of Clever, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic.
Shoemaker, Francis Merrill 6 Apr 1901 - 28 Dec 1990 NN-E 10 Jan 1991
[Note: married Hazel 7 Aug 1900 - 21 Jan 1979]
Francis Shoemaker, 89, Springfield, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 1990, in St. John's Regional Health Center, following a long illness. He was raised on a farm and farmed for many years. He was also an auto mechanic for more than 50 years. He lived in Springfield in Battlefield Towers for the past 13 years. He was a member of the Oak Grove Heights Seventh Day Adventists Church in Rogersville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel; his son, Merrill J. Shoemaker; two sisters and a brother. He is survived by two daughters, Phyllis, and her husband, Pete Kinser, and Lee Ann Baybrook, all of Springfield; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 2, in Harris Colonial Chapel, 301 W. Church Street, Ozark, with Pastor Mickey Mallory officiating. Burial was in Ozark City Cemetery.
Shoemaker, Hazel 7 Aug 1900 - 21 Jan 1979 OH 25 Jan 1979 p12
[Note: married Francis Merrill Shoemaker 6 Apr 1901 - 28 Dec 1990]
Mrs. Hazel Shoemaker, 78, of Springfield, died Sunday in the Springfield Medi-Center. Services were held Wed. in Harris Chapel, Ozark with the Rev. Robert Peck officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery. A son, Merrill Shoemaker, Jr. of Ozark and a daughter, Mrs. Phyllis Kinser of Rogersville are among survivors.
Shoemaker, Morrill J. “Bud” 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Dec 1986 OH 8 Jan 1987 p5
[Note: Son of Francis Merrill & Hazel ( ) Shoemaker; married Fern]
Services for Morrill “Bud” Shoemaker, 59, Ozark, were held Jan. 3 in Harris Chapel with Rev. Tommy Bilyeu officiating. Burial was in Ozark City Cemetery. Mr. Shoemaker died Dec. 31 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield following a long illness. He had been a custodian at Ozark Elementary Schools for seven years and retired in 1981. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in the European Theater. A native of Ozark, he returned to the area in June 1974. Survivors include his wife, Fern; three daughters, Deborah Martin, Ozark, Rozanna Garcia, Hayward Calif. and Paula Griffith, Ozark; his father, Merrill Shoemaker, Springfield; two sisters, Phyllis Kinser, Rogersville and Lee Ann Baybrook, El Toro, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Shoemaker, Morrill J. “Bud” 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Dec 1986 OH 8 Jan 1987 pB11
Card of Thanks
The families of Bud Shoemaker would like to say thanks to all our neighbors, friends and relatives for the cards, flowers, food and calls during the illness and death. A special thanks to the Rev. Tommy Bilyeu and Mary Harris. Fern Shoemaker, Debbie Martin, Rozanna Garcia, Paul Griffith, F. M. Shoemaker, Phyllis Kinser, Lee Ann Baybrook.
Shoemaker, Oliver Hazard Perry 1 Mar 1900 - 18 Mar 1978 OH 23 Mar 1978 p5
[Note: married Gladys]
Services for Oliver Hazard Perry Shoemaker, 77, Fordland, were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Marsh Chapel, Rogersville, with the Rev. L. L. Rodgers officiating. Cremation will follow the services. Mr. Shoemaker was pronounced dead Wednesday after his car went off US 60 one mile east of Fordland, Authorities said he apparently died of a heart attack. He was a retired auditor for the Swift Co. and a member of the First Christian Church in Bell, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Jane Mady, La Canada, Calif. and Miss Lydia Lee Shoemaker, Huntington, N. Y.; a brother, Joseph, Minneapolis, Minn.; a sister, Mrs. Juanita Taylor, Antioch, Ill. and two grandchildren.