Shirley Elaine Angevine

Wednesday, May 21, 2003

SHIRLEY ELAINE ANGEVINE, 82, of Cassville, Mo., died Friday, May 16, 2003, in her home.

She was born Dec. 21, 1920, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Clarence C. and Jessie M. (Neighbor) Anthony. On Sept. 17, 1942, in Denver, Colo., she was united in marriage to H. Gilbert Angevine, who preceded her in death on March 23, 1992. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Carmen Neighbor.

She is survived by one son, Dr. Brian C. Angevine and his wife, Trudy of Lenexa, Kan.; three daughters, Sheryl E. Baker of Eureka Springs, Nadine L. Herald and her husband, Bill, of Cassville, Mo., and Arlene L. Burton of Cassville; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one nephew and a host of friends.

Shirley received her education in Denver, where she graduated from high school. She attended two years at the University of Denver. She had a long career as a medical secretary in Colorado, Arkansas and Missouri. She and her husband moved from Denver to Berryville, Ark. in 1975 and to Shell Knob, Mo., in 1986, remaining there until 1994 when she moved to Cassville. Her musical talents included playing the violin in symphonies, orchestras and as a soloist, playing piano and organ in every church she attended, as well as singing in choirs. She was baptized at the age of 12 in the South Broadway Christian Church and spent her life in service to her Lord and Savior as a youth group leader, Sunday school teacher and a member of the women's groups in various churches. She was also a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star and worked as a foster grandparent in the Cassville schools until January of this year.

She was currently a member of First Baptist Church, Cassville, where funeral services were to be held Tuesday, May 20, 2003, under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Rev. John Duncan was to conduct the services. Burial was to be in Painter Cemetery, Shell Knob.

The family received friends Monday in Williamson Funeral Home on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Life Care Family Services, 112 South Madison, Aurora, MO 65605 or sent to the funeral home.