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Shirly Morgan Elmore


1933 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Shirly Morgan Elmore was born July 16, 1933, in Alamogordo to the late Roy Ray Morgan and Edith Gwyndolyn Holcomb Morgan. She was a member of St. Frances Catholic Church, a retired bookkeeper for Primary Security Company and an accomplished artist.
Shirly is survived by her loving husband, J.T. Elmore, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; her son John and granddaughter Madison, both of Tuscaloosa; her sister Vada Chapman G W, of Lubbock, Texas; and brother Roy Morgan, of Albuquerque.
Honorary pallbearers include her nephews Gary, Larry and David Chapman; nieces Debbie Sonnamaker and Ginny Morgan Jorgenson; her brother-in-law Larry Elmore; sister-in-law Marty Elmore; and special friends Martha Ann Elmore, Jeffery Elmore, Jeffrey Allen Elmore, Timothy Elmore, Rowe Elmore, Marlene Brown, Joe Reed and Todd Dillard.
The family would like to extend an extra special thank you to the nurses and staff at DCH MICU for making a very difficult time bearable and comforting.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes for donations to be made to your favorite charities.
The family has entrusted the care of their loved one to the Skelton Funeral Home of Reform, Ala., and the family will receive guests after the service at the funeral home. The service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2010.
A memorial service will also be held at a later date, when Shirly's cremains are returned to southern New Mexico to be scattered in Morgan Canyon, which was her family's original homestead.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 15 to May 15, 2010
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