Shirley J. (Bartlett) Brough

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Shirley J. Bartlett Brough, 65, of Junction City, Kansas, died July 1, 2014, at her home.

Shirley was born June 1, 1949, in Bellaire, Ohio, the daughter of Ralph and Helen Herber Bartlett.

Shirley graduated from North Hardin High School.

Shirley moved to Junction City in 1978. She worked as a playground supervisor at Franklin Elementary School and later as a CNA at Valley View and as a sales clerk at both Dillon's Floral Shop and at the gas station. She also worked at the Cozy Inn.

Shirley enjoyed working with the Friends of Animals, doing scrapbooks, quilting and traveling.

Shirley married Charlie Toothman June 3, 1967 in Radcliff. They were later divorced, but remained friends and he survives.

Shirley later married Gary Brough on June 1, 1990, in Elizabethtown. He survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.

Other survivors include two daughters, Katrina Davis and her husband, Kyle, of Spanaway, Washington; and Penny Fink and her
husband, Al, of Omaha, Nebraska; a stepson, Nickolas Brough of Topeka; a stepdaughter, Rebecca Brough of Junction City; three
sisters, Carmen Combs and Ruby Greer, both of Elizabethtown, and Rena Bartlett of Rineyville; five grandchildren, Kevin
Montgomery and his wife, Yurika, Raven Davis, Dana Montgomery, Austin Davis, and Dylan Taylor; and her favorite black poodle,

Cremation was chosen.

A memorial inurnment is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Manhattan. The family invites attendees
to wear informal attire for the service.

Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel in Junction City, Kansas, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The News-Enterprise on July 4, 2014