MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 30, 2013

Elvira Annie Shirley

1923 - 2013


— Funeral services for Elvira Annie Shirley, 90, of Muskogee, OK, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel in Muskogee with Bill Crow officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

Elvira was born January 14, 1923 at Schulenburg, TX, the daughter of John and Annie (Krischke) Kunz and died Monday, July 29, 2013 in Muskogee. She married Washington John Shirley on December 19, 1945 in San Antonio, TX. Elvira was a homemaker and member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her son, Tommy W. Shirley and wife, Marilyn, of Muskogee; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Alton Kunz of Sierra Vista, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Washington; and son, George Wayne.