Shirley Mae McGuire

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Shirley Mae McGuire, 91, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at her home.

She was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Kansas City, the daughter of Ollie M. and Lydia (Holmden) Thomas. On Oct. 3, 1948, in Kansas City, she was united in marriage to John Max McGuire, who preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 2014. Also preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors include: two sons, John M. McGuire, Jr. and his wife Brenda and Thomas F. McGuire and his wife Rosemarie; four grandchildren; and two twin great-granddaughters.

She grew up and received her education in Kansas City, where she graduated from East High School. After graduating she worked at the Army Effects Bureau in Kansas City Later she worked at the Montebello Unified School District in California until they retired to Shell Knob in 1974.

She was a member of Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob.

Private funeral services with burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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