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Shirley Jane Shannon of Vicksburg, MI passed away on Monday, February 14, 2022, at the age of 95. She was born on May 3, 1926, in Battle Creek, MI the daughter of Lyle Adams and Edith Domke.
Her family moved around the states a lot when she was younger, when she was in tenth grade, she decided to leave school and enter the workforce. She began her career working at Shakespeare Manufacturing producing fishing equipment, before transferring to the Gibson Guitar company in Kalamazoo, following that she worked as a nurse’s aide at Harold and Grace Upjohn Nursing Home, retiring from there in the early 1990s.
She will best be remembered for her love of gardening, drawing, painting, crossword puzzles, and loved cats. She loved living out in the country.
Shirley is preceded in her passing by her parents, sisters: Lavern, Norma, and Betty; and son: John Shannon. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Thomas and Donna Shannon; grandchildren: Holly and John Shannon; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials made in Shirley’s name may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. The family would like to thank the Centrica Care Navigators Hospice Group and Fresh Perspective Home Care for their loving compassion and support. In accordance with Shirley’s wishes cremation has taken place and no public services will be held.
While at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please take time to sign Shirley’s guestbook and/or share a memory with her family.
The Shannon family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. (269) 679-5622.
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