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Anna Lou Shirley, 81, Adair Co., KY (1934-2016)

She was a member of Hutchison Community Church and retired from Osh Kosh B'Gosh after 30 plus years. She was the matriarch of an highly regarded family. She was a native of Adair County, the daughter of the late Willie and Gladys Corbin Harmon. Her husband, John Shirley, survives. She leaves 19 direct living descendants.
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Anna Lou Shirley, 81, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, January 15, 2016 at 2:10pmCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Larry Brown officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation on Sunday from 3pm-7pmCT. Casket Bearers will be her grandchildren.

Anna Lou Shirley, 81, Adair Co., KY (1934-2016)

She was born Monday, March 5, 1934, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Gladys Corbin Harmon. She died Friday, January 15, 2016, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 10 months, and 10 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Charles A. Shirley, two sisters and two brothers.

She was a member of Hutchison Community Church and retired from Osh Kosh B'Gosh after 30 plus years. Survivors include:
  • Her husband: John Shirley of Columbia

  • Three sons: Junior Shirley of Hope, Indiana, Carl Shirley of Columbia, Clarence Shirley of Crawfordsville, Indiana

  • Two daughters: Della Rowe of Louisville, KY; and Rachel Bradshaw of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: James Harmon of Greensburg, KY

  • Three sisters: Mary Moss of Summersville, KY; Lizzie Veatch of Columbia, KY; and Rosella Bennett of Russell Springs, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Brian, Shelly, Chasity, Stephanie & Matthew Shirley, Christy Holzer, Amy Long, Michael Bradshaw

  • Six great-grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, Gideon Bible donations would be appreciated.

Send condolences to the family of Anna Lou Shirley

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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