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Mary Ruth Ecklar Shirley
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1917
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 2011
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA

Mary Ruth Ecklar Shirley
94, of Cynthiana, Ky. died Thursday, November 3, 2011, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She was born in Harrison County, Ky. October 20, 1917, to the late Albert and Hattie Lavesque Ecklar. Mrs. Shirley was a retired bookkeeper having worked for Leo's, Kawneer and Southern States. She was a Graduate and Patron of Cynthiana High School and had attended her 75th class reunion this year. She was a Charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon Mills "Pete" Shirley, daughter in law, Jill Mitchell Shirley and grandson, Anthony "Tony" Shirley. Survivors include three sons, Frank W. (Deanna) Shirley, of Columbus, Ohio, Julius A. Shirley and Robert A. (Paulette M) Shirley, all of Cynthiana, Ky. Six grandchildren, Laura A. Jones, Gregory Joseph Shirley, Robert A. Shirley, Nathan W.M. Shirley, Michael P. Shirley and Chamblee M. Shirley. Eight great grandchildren, Samantha Shirley, Anthony Shirley, Clarice Shirley, Wil Shirley, Robert A. Shirley, III, Brooke Renee Shirley, Austin Jones and Cameran Jones. Services will be conducted 1 PM Monday, November 7, 2011, at Drake-Whaley-McCaarty Funeral Home, by Reverend David Sabella, with burial in Battle Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 PM Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Active Pallbearers are, Austin Jones, Greg Jones, Greg Shirley, Robert Shirley, Jr., Anthony Shirley, Michael Shirley and Nathan Shirley. Honorary Pallbearers are the Elders and Deacons of the Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Cemetery Details Battle Grove Cemetery East Pike St.
Cynthiana, KY, 41031
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  Hattie Lavesque Ecklar (1896 - 1993)
  Waymon Mills Shirley (1904 - 1971)*
  Julius Allan Shirley (1943 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Battle Grove Cemetery
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: cherokee
Record added: Nov 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79893762
Mary Ruth <i>Ecklar</i> Shirley
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Mary Ruth <i>Ecklar</i> Shirley
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 Added: Nov. 16, 2011

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