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Shirley Mae Henninger Becraft
Birth: Mar. 25, 1935
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 2003
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Shirley Becraft was born in 1935. She was the daughter of Elmer and Sadie Henninger. She married Ira Becraft and had 4 beautiful children. Larry, Kenny, John and Tammy. She was the proud Grandmother of Justin, Ryan, Kevin, Amanda, Holly and Grant. Now she is a great grandma to Amandas 2 beautiful babies, Shawn and Ava Mae.

Shirley and my mother,Evelyn McNiel, were best friends. Her family became our family. Tammy and I were best friends and I was engaged to her son John. John and I had a beautiful son Justin who was Shirleys first grandson. She adored him and all the grandchildren that followed. She was like a second mother to me. When I lost my Mom it was Shirley I would call and talk too. When I had other children she was a second grandmother to them and they called her Grandma Shirley. Everyone loved her. She was funny,very kind hearted and generous.

Shirley found a strength she didn't know she had when she lost her son Kenny on October 20th 2000 from heart failure due to kidney disease. Shirley doted on her children and a bit of the light in her eyes dimmed that day.

Shirley started going downhill in 2003. No one could figure out what was wrong with her. It seemed like she was fine and then so sick she could barely talk. After many test it was determined she had lung cancer that spread to her bones and her brain. It destroyed everyone who loved her to see her in such pain. It was almost a relief when she finally stopped suffering. Although it broke our hearts to lose her, we gain comfort in knowing that she is no longer in pain and is in Heaven with her son Kenny.

We miss you Shirley. Say hi to Mom for me.

A heartful thanks to Wisteria for sponsoring Shirley's page. You are truly an angel. 
 
Burial:
Loudon Park Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Azalea 2 Section Lot 19
 
Created by: ~Live~Laugh~Love~
Record added: Jan 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13014892
Shirley Mae <i>Henninger</i> Becraft
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Shirley Mae <i>Henninger</i> Becraft
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Shirley Mae <i>Henninger</i> Becraft
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Happy Birthday grandma. I miss you and love you so much! Say hi to pop and every one else. Your always in my heart
- Amanda Mihm
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
Happy Birthday Shirley Mae. You are so missed. We love you and wish you could be here to see your children and gra beautiful great grandchildren. Watch over Amanda and her babies. We love and miss you and hope you are celebrating with Kenny and Mom and Br...(Read more)
- ~Live~Laugh~Love~
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
Miss you Shirley Mae. Love you. xoxo
- ~Live~Laugh~Love~
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013
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