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Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
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Jerry "Smokey" Shirley



  Visitation: Saturday May 10, 2008 8:30 to 10:30 AM 

  Services:  Saturday May 10, 2008 10:30 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese 



Jerry “Smokey” Shirley, 72, of Carlyle, died Thursday, May 8, 2008 at his residence. 

He was born February 9, 1936 in Holland, MO to William and Flora (Lockard) Shirley; they preceded him in death. 

He married Wilma Hutson on November 9, 1968 in East St. Louis; she preceded him in death on October 20, 2003. 

Also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Wayne Shirley; grandsons, Randy William Shirley, Steven Kozuszek; sisters, Minnie Taylor, Louise Gutterman; a brother, Charles Shirley; brothers-in-law, Elmo Taylor and Roy Gutterman. 

Surviving is his children, Linda (James) Jones of Greenville, TX, Louise Shirley of Carlyle, Jennifer Shirley of Sandoval, Patty (Steve) Kozuszek of Sandoval, Cindy Voss of Beckemeyer, Terry (Missy) Shirley of Albers. 

15 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.

 His Dear Friend, Mable Horton of Centralia.

 Brothers, James (Jonelle) Shirley of Clarkton, MO and Billie (Jessie) Shirley of Irondale, MO and sisters, Anna (Lloyd) Foster of Gatewood, MO and Georgia (Hershel) Foster of Doniphan, MO

 A sister-in-law, Elizabeth Shirley of Daleville, Alabama

 Jerry retired as a production Laborer for SKH Paper Company in St. Louis 

He was a member of Carlyle Church of God, Teamsters Local 688 of St. Louis, and he was a Foster Grandparent at the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia.

 Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 10, 2007 at 10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with Pastor Chuck Waggoner officiating.  Interment will follow in Ellwood Cemetery, Breese.

 Visitation will be Saturday, May 10, 2008 from 8:30-10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

 Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association and will be received at the funeral home.



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