Shirley Jane Teegarden

Shirley Jane Teegarden

Shirley Jane Teegarden, 70, of Excelsior Springs, passed away on Wednesday Oct. 3, 2007 at her home.

Shirley was born on Dec. 24, 1936, the daughter of Emmitt Joseph and Lois L. (Williams) Wilson in Orrick. She was a 1954 graduate of Orrick High School. She married Curtis Teegarden on May 7, 1936 in Orrick.

Survivors include: four sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul Curtis Teegarden of Richmond, Chris Rodney Teegarden of Richmond, Jackie Lynn Teegarden and his wife, Teresa, of Richmond, Johny Allen Teegarden and his wife, Karen, of Richmond; one daughter and son-in-law, Tamara Rene Jeffers and her husband, Rick, of Excelsior Springs; three sisters, Betty O’Brian of Shell Knob, Marie Simmons of Excelsior Springs, and Annie Weir of Bell; four brothers, Dean Wilson of Liberty, Ray Wilson of Liberty, Robert Sheets Wilson of Arabia, La., and Emmitt Wilson of Liberty; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, parents, five siblings, Everett Wilson, Edgar Wilson, Elvin Wilson, Frances Wheeler and Billy Joe Wilson, preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday October 7, 2007 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.

Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.

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