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Shirley (Perkins) Church


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Shirley (Perkins) Church Obituary
Canyon - Shirley Perkins Church, 80, died on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, in Amarillo.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at Ellis Funeral Chapel in Midland, Texas. Services will be held by Ellis Funeral Home, with local arrangements by Brooks Funeral Directors.
Shirley Perkins Church was born on Aug. 17, 1935 in Fisher County, Texas to Cecil and Lillian Lee Perkins. She graduated from Roby High School and attended McMurry University in Abilene. She married Fred Church on Apr. 5, 1958 in Stanton, Texas. They lived in Friona for a number of years where she worked in the library for Friona ISD. They lived in Sweetwater for seventeen years before moving to Canyon in 2014. Shirley loved her family and enjoyed music, arts, and crafts. She was a member of Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Shirley was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
Survivors include her husband, Fred Church, of Canyon; two sons, Perry Church and wife Lisa of Canyon, and Dean Church and wife Wina of Lubbock; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two sisters, Clarice McCain, of Midland, and Minta Eury of Duncanville.
The family suggests memorials to the patients of Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice, in care of Don and Sybil Harrington Cancer Foundation, 1600 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79106.
Please sign the online guest registry at www.brooksfuneral.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Nov. 8, 2015
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