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Earl Dunham Shirley

Earl Dunham Shirley

October 28, 1943          ~          September 9, 2017

Earl Dunham Shirley, 73, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital. He was the son of the late Curtis “Curt” Edgar Shirley and Laura Ellen Janes Shirley. He was a member of the East Fork Missionary Baptist Church. He was a song leader and clerk for many years. He was retired from Glasgow High School and an entrepreneur in real estate for 43 years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Imogene Chapman Shirley; four brothers: Junior Shirley and his wife Shirley Jean, William Fred Shirley and his wife Jeaniene, Charles Bertram Shirley and Philip Dale Shirley and his wife Margaret Ann; two sisters: Christine Bennett and Brenda Louise Smith and her husband Clifton; two sister-in-laws: Nancy Shirley and Lovern Shirley. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers: Elroy Shirley, Bobby Lee Shirley, James Curtis Shirley and Paul David Shirley; two sisters: Thelma Pauline Shirley and Minnie Dee Burris.

Funeral will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Guest Register

6 Entries for Earl Dunham Shirley

  1. Margaret Billingsley says:

    May God comfort you in your loss.

  2. DuWayne and Teresa Nelson says:

    God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1. Imogene, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. LOIS BULLE says:

    Imogene. sorry to hear about your loss will keep you in prayer in days to come

  4. Karen Deckard says:

    So sorry for the loss of such a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. Bonita Sexton says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  6. Joe and Dorothy Harvey says:

    Imogene, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May God comfort you in your time of grief.