Shirley Louise Harris of Longmont, died November 24, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital, she was 76.
Shirley was born May 15, 1935 in Holcomb, Missouri to James and Francis Edwards. She graduated from Holcomb High School in 1953. She was very active in sports and cheerleading during her school years. Soon after graduating she married Bill Harris. She was a devoted wife, caring and nurturing mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She worked diligently as a PTA and Booster member.
Shirley was employed outside of the house at several points in her life. She worked as a secretary with Southwestern Bell and also First Baptist Church of Longmont, Sunday Superintendent for First Baptist Church, a property manager with Waco Management in Kennett, Missouri, and most recently volunteered in the Emergency room at Longmont United Hospital.
Shirley was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church where she was a choir member and also held several different offices during her years of membership. She was also a regular participant in their weekly bible study.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Spainhower of Gillette, Wyoming, two sons, Greg and Randell Harris, both of Longmont, on grandson, Shane Harmon, two granddaughters, Chrissy and Carla Harris, and seven great grandchildren, Justin, Adriauna, Gavin, Jadeyn, Eddy, Tony, and Xavier. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, December 2nd at the First Baptist Church of Longmont located at 701 Kimbark St.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, the Arthritis Foundation, or the First Baptist Church stained glass restoration project C/O Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home.
Please share memories and condolences with the family at www.carroll-lewellen.com
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