Shirley J. Moore

August 28, 1937 - March 30, 2021
Shirley Moore

Shirley J. Moore, 83, of Parsons, passed away at 5:14 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Woodridge Estates in Parsons.

Shirley was born August 28, 1937 to H. Glen Hedrick and Julia Grace (Crown) Hedrick. She grew up in rural Altamont and attended school there. In 1954, Shirley, graduated from Labette County Community High School. At the age of sixteen Shirley began her career at the Parsons Sun as a bookkeeper, for Clyde Reed. Over the years, she was promoted numerous times, eventually becoming the office manager at the Parsons Sun until her retirement in 1999 after 45 years. Shirley then began working for the City of Parsons where she worked in the offices there for over ten years.

She enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir at Wesley United Methodist Church. She also enjoyed quilting and being with her family and friends.

Shirley was united in marriage to Bill R. Moore on March 7, 1959 in Parsons. They had celebrated 62 years together earlier this month.

Survivors Include:

Her Husband: Bill – of the home

Twin Daughters: Brenda M. Butcher – Lenexa, Kansas

Gina R. Ireland – Lenexa, Kansas

Three Grandchildren: Taylor Marissa Ireland, Payton Leonidas Ireland and

Breck Moore Butcher

One Brother: G. David Hedrick (Linda) – Altamont, Kansas

Three Sisters: Dorothy Breneman – Altamont, Kansas

Betty Oler – Wichita, Kansas

Bethel Posey – El Dorado, Kansas

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Dolores Cornett.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons with Pastor Pat McReynolds officiating. Friends may call to sign the book from 9 a.m., to 8 p.m, Thursday at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and these may be left at or mailed to the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, PO Box, 374, Parsons, Kansas 67357.