Norman Dennis Shirley, 84
Norman Dennis Shirley, 84, of rural Lincoln, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at his home. He was born on January 4, 1931, at Reading, Kansas, a son of Edward Victor and Frances Dorothy (Hoyt) Shirley, Sr.
On August 2, 1986, at Berryton, Kansas, he was united in marriage to Margot Conlin Furjanic, who survives of the home.
Norman was a printer at Didde Printing in Emporia and Jostens Printing and Publishing in Topeka. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during Vietnam and was a member of the Kansas Army National Guard for 31 years, retiring with the rank of Major. In 1997, he and Margot moved to the Lake of the Ozarks, where he enjoyed the beauty of the lake and loved being home.
Besides his wife, he is survived by:
five daughters, Janice Henning of Morrison, Colorado, Roxanne Borsick of Garden City, Kansas, Lynette Keehner and Robert of Bloomingburg, New York, Jennifer Chess of DesMoines, Iowa, and Melanie Furjanic Ryan and David of South Orange, New Jersey;
three sons, Gregory D. Shirley and Frankie Jean of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Christopher Brown of Bloomingburg, New York, and Matthew Furjanic of Overland Park, Kansas;
three sisters, Lola Miller of Topeka, Kansas, Dorothy Tracy of Keenesburg, Colorado, Patricia Moss of Magalia, California;
ten grandchildren, and
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Frances Shirley, his son, Steven Shirley, his sister, Lois Druyvesteyn, and six brothers, Edward V. Shirley, Jr., Roy Shirley, Ray Shirley, Vernon Shirley, Francis (Bud) Shirley, and Donald Shirley.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Edmonson Baptist Church, rural Lincoln, with Pastor Rex Green officiating. Burial will be in Brushy Cemetery, rural Lincoln, with military honors by the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Benton County Hospice or Lakeview Heights Fire Protection District in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.