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Shirley Ann Dorey Titus
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1931, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2005
Harvey County
Kansas, USA

Paper: Newton Kansan, The (KS)
Deceased: Shirley Ann (Dorey) Titus
Date: October 12, 2005

Shirley Ann (Dorey) Titus, 74, died Monday (Oct. 10, 2005) at Newton Medical Center.

She was born April 16, 1931, to Lewis Henry and Jessie Adeline (Kennedy) Dorey in Newton. They preceded her in death. She married Gene Titus Feb. 26, 1950, at First United Methodist Church in Newton. He survives of Newton.

She was a homemaker most of her life, Shirley also was a foster parent. She volunteered at Hospice and worked at SRS as a home healthcare provider. Shirley was a former teacher's aide in the Newton school district.

She was a member of Trinity Heights United Methodist Church and a member of the M.E.O. Club of Newton. Her favorite pastimes were spending quality time with her grandchildren and family, and she also enjoyed painting.

Other survivors include: three sons and their spouses, Bill Dorey and Sherry of Wichita, and John Michael and Margie and Robert and Mary Beth, all of Newton; a sister, Jessie Lee Wise of Huntington, W.Va.; grandchildren, Thain, Uriah, Cree, Maisha, Season, Jasmine, Starla, Lena, Taylor and Spencer; and great-grandchildren, Quintin, Keila, Kenzi and Zoe.

She also was preceded in death by: brothers, Jack Smith and Willie K. Dorey; and a sister, Darlene Heffelbower.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. today with family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church of Newton with the Rev. Phil Fischer officiating.

Memorials have been established with the American Cancer Society and United Methodist Youthville, both in care of the funeral home.


It has been reported by Carolyn Ester that Shirley Dorey Titus was cremated and there is no record of her being buried at Greenwood Cemetery. If anyone knows if she was buried and where, please let me know.
Family links: 
  Lewis Henry Dorey (1886 - 1957)
  Jessie Adeline Kennedy Dorey (1897 - 1966)
Created by: Teresa D
Record added: Nov 07, 2013
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