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Shirley Ann Dysart

d. May 31, 2015


Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Mexico.


Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Officiating: Mr. Larry Minor.
Music: Selected favorite songs
Interment: 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 in a private family service at East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Elmer Schinkel, Howard Schinkel, Steve Hopke, Donald Early, David Ridgway and Nate Jackson.

Shirley Ann (Miller) Dysart passed away at with family at her side at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the family's home in Mexico, Missouri. She grew up and attended schools in rural Pike County, Missouri. Shirley and Sammy started dating in March 1953 and they were married later that year in Mexico. They moved and made Mexico their home in 1954. As Sammy started his painting business, Shirley became his scheduler and bookkeeper and painting helper at times. She was an active member of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Both Shirley and Sammy were full time evangelizers in the early years of their marriage and continued to make it a focal part of their life together. Shirley enjoyed camping in their early married years and then traveling to Florida as they got closer to retirement.

Born: October 31, 1932 in Bowling Green, Missouri the daughter of Harry and Edna May (Perkins) Miller.

Married: Sammy Dale Dysart in Mexico on July 12, 1953.

Survivors include: husband, Sammy of Mexico; two sons: Greg and wife, Tamara Dysart of Grove, Oklahoma; Tim and wife, Susana Dysart of Mexico; one sister, Velma Hopke of Mexico; four grandchildren: Dyland and wife, Ashley Dysart of Grove, Oklahoma; Bria Dysart, Ava Dysart and Sammy Dysart all of Mexico; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by: parents; four brothers: Ernie Miller, Tommy Miller, Dale Miller and Earl Miller; four sisters: Margaret Miller, Gloria Riley, Verna Kay Duggins and Genevieve McCormick.

Memorials are encouraged Memorials are encouraged to the Mexico Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses at 1300 S. Elmwood Drive, Mexico, Missouri 65265.

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