Aug. 23, 1979 Jackson Cape Girardeau County Missouri, USA
The Southeast Missourian Cape Girardeau, Missouri Aug. 23, 1979 Perry Shirrell, 94 years old, 1122 North Middle, died at 5 a.m. today at Deal Nursing Home at Jackson where he had been a patient about a month. Mr. Shirrell was born in Indiana on April 14, 1885. He was married to the former Miss Ada Kennedy in Zalma in 1912. She died May 21, 1975. Surviving are a son, Fred Shirrell, Cape Girardeau; a half sister, Mrs. Tenna Hirsh, of the State of Arkansas; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A son preceded him in death. Service will be Saturday afternoon at 2 at Lorberg Funeral Home with burial in Berrong Cemetery near Zalma.