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Shirley English

August 13, 1940 — June 16, 2015


Shirley Ann English, age 74, of Canton, MO, died on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Shirley was born August 13, 1940, a daughter of David and Edna McIntosh Phillips.

She was married to Lloyd English who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Doug (Michelle) English of Kahoka, MO and Elvis English (Amber Neff), of Williamstown, MO; eight grandchildren: Jared and Dylan English, and Abigail English (Nate Moore), all of Kahoka; Lynden, Matthew and Nevaeh English all of LaHarpe, Aaden McDowell of Williamstown, MO, and Mariah Berry of Tyler, TX; one great-grandson, Elliott Moore of Kahoka, MO;eleven brothers and sisters: Mary Jane Page of Montrose, IA, Marilyn Garrels of Birmingham, IA, Linda (Mrs. Dan) Shirey of Canton, MO, Vickie (Mrs. Jerry) Lair of Williamstown, MO, Angie (Mrs. Rock) Schaller of Canton, MO, Yvonne (Larry) Dudgeon of Centralia, MO, David (Lora) Phillips, Jr. of Williamstown, MO, Carmon Lindsey of Canton, MO, Pam (Mrs. Randall) Briscoe of Williamstown, MO, Steve (Stephanie) Phillips of Canton, MO and Gretchen Phillips of Kahoka, MO; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Wayne "Jake" Murphy, Oral "Butch" Murphy and Rocky J. Phillips; two sisters, Donna Nelson and Robin Moffitt; one step-son, Bobby English; and one step-daughter, Peggy Humphrey.

Shirley spent most of her life as a housewife and babysitting for her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed making potholders for family and friends and was an avid Elvis Presley fan. She absolutely loved being with her children, her grandkids, siblings, and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Pastor Wesley Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery, rural Williamstown, MO.

Friends may register at Wilson Funeral Home between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday and after 9a.m. on Saturday. Family will receive friends Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until time of services at 2.

Memorials may be made to the Liberty Cemetery.

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