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Era Mayrine Furkin Shirley, Green County/Adair Co. native (1925-2017)
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summer Shade United Methodist Church. She was also a retired examiner for Fruit of the Loom, Inc. She was a member of a large, respected family with strong roots in Adair, Green, and Metcalfe Counties and elsewhere. She was the daughter of the late Paul Furkin & Bertha Pickett Furkin, and the widow of William Dennis Shirley, her husband of 64 years. She leaves 22 direct living descendants spanning five generations
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Mrs. Era Mayrine Furkin Shirley, 92, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Green Hill Rehab and Care Center, Greensburg, KY.
The funeral services for Mrs. Era Mayrine Shirley will be conducted at 1pmCT, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Keltner Community of Adair County. Bro. Bill Davenport and Bro. Joseph Wilcoxson will officiate. Visitation is requested 4pm-8pmCT, Monday, October 2, 2107, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Tuesday until time of the funeral service.
Pallbearers: Shawn Shirley, Jody Marr, Claudie Hancock, Marcus Kessler, Anthony Shirley, and Gavin Shirley
Era Mayrine Shirley, Green Co./Adair Co. native (1925-2017)
Mrs. Era Mayrine Furkin Shirley was the daughter of the late Paul Furkin & Bertha Pickett Furkin. She was born on Friday, March 6, 1925 in Adair County, KY and departed this life on Friday, September 29, 2017 in Greensburg, Green County, KY. She was 92 years, 6 months, and 23 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summer Shade United Methodist Church. She was also a retired examiner for Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
She united in marriage to William Dennis Shirley on February 16, 1946 who preceded her in death on August 2, 2010.
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The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Summer Shade United Methodist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.
The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
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