Shirley Ann Murrie, age 82 of Harrisburg, passed away at 4:30 PM, Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg.
Shirley was born on October 30, 1938, in Harrisburg, to the late Earl and Edna (Sheldon) Robb. On February 21, 1959 she married Robert “Bob” Murrie and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1999. Shirley was a member of McKinley Avenue Baptist Church where she enjoyed going to church and she was a member of the Saline County Homemakers Extension. She enjoyed being around her children, grandchildren and great-grandson and was a caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She also enjoyed crafts, painting and her time formerly as a Girl Scout Leader.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Cindy McCall and husband Bruce of Herrin; four grandchildren, Brandon Milligan and wife Jennifer of Harrisburg; Austin Milligan of Carbondale; Rachel Murrie of Thompsonville; and Jenny Murrie of Harrisburg; great-grandson, Laken Milligan of Harrisburg; daughter-in-law, Ronita Murrie of Harrisburg; brother, Earl Bryan Robb and wife Dawna “Fluff” of St. Charles, Missouri; special cousin Jeanette Talamo and husband John of Westerville, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bob, and son Jeff Murrie.
Graveside services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Rev. Scott Johnson will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Reed Funeral Chapel to offset burial expenses.
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