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Shirley Ruth (Terry) Brown

June 8, 1936 ~ September 26, 2017 (age 81)

Shirley R. Brown, 81, passed away on September 26th, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam, Kansas.  She was born on June 8th, 1936 in Springhill, Kansas to John and Ruth Johnson Terry.  She grew up in Overland Park, KS and attended Shawnee Mission High School.  


She married Donald Brown on April 21st, 1953 in Boone Co, Arkansas.  Don preceded her in death in 2011.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother David Terry; and sister Amy Russell.  She is survived by her sister Johna Beach of Overland Park, KS; many nieces and nephews; and several cousins.


Shirley spent her entire working years as a bank teller in Kansas City, KS. 


She and Don took in every stray animal that came to their home near Wyandotte County Lake.   She had one dog when her health failed and a wonderful couple adopted her.  Her cats went to live with a niece

Charitable donations may be made to:

Great Plains SPCA
5428 Antioch Drive, Merriam KS 66202
Tel: 1-913-831-7722

 Service Information

Memorial Gathering
October 21, 2017

12:30 PM
Eudora Community Center
1630 Elm Street
Eudora, KS 66025

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