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George Leon Shirley, 80, Summer Shade, KY (d. Sun 4 Feb 2018)

He worked at McMurtrey Planing Mill, Stephens Mfg., and McMurtrey Funeral Home. He was of the Baptist faith and contributed to the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church in many ways. He was a beloved, highly thought of citizen of Summer Shade, KY. He was the son of the late Tom and Alice Moore Shirley and the widower of the late Maxine J. Brewer Shirley, his wife of 49 years. He leaves seven direct living descendants.
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George Leon Shirley George Leon (Yellow Bird) Shirley, 80, of Summer Shade, died Sunday, February 4, 2018, at T J Samson Hospital. Born in Summer Shade, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Tom and Alice Moore Shirley and the husband of the late Maxine J Brewer.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church on Summer Shade Church Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Dr. Ronnie Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in the Trinity Lane Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Summer Shade Missionay Baptist Church 3pm-9pmCT, and on Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8am-12pmNoonCT.


George Leon Shirley, 80, Summer Shade, KY (d. Sun 4 Feb 2018)


George Leon Shirley George Leon (Yellow Bird) Shirley, 80, of Summer Shade, KY, was born in Summer Shade, KY. He was the son of the late om & Alice Moore Shirley and the husband of the late Maxine J. Brewer Shirley. She preceded him in death March 27, 2015. They were married 49 years.

He worked at McMurtrey Planing Mill, Stephens Mfg., and McMurtrey Funeral Home. He was of the Baptist faith and contributed to the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church in many ways.

Survivors include: He was preceded in death, besides his wife and parents, by one brother, Cleatis Shirley; and two sisters, Anna Bell Taylor and Emma Jean Barlow.

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In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church or the Trinity Lane Cemetery.

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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