Shirley Wylene <I>Walker</I> Burford

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Shirley Wylene Walker Burford

  • Birth 25 Apr 1948 Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 30 Jul 2006 Joplin, Newton County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Peace Lot 218 Space 2
  • Memorial ID 15120934

Wife of William "Billy" Burford (Marr. Feb. 26, 1970. They divorced in 1983 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.)

Mother of Matthew William Burford.

Daughter of Rev. Orville Lee Walker (Died Oct. 6, 1974) & Doris (Capps) Walker.

Sister of Charles Atkins Walker (Died April 25, 2000), Donalle "Don" Walker, Patricia "Pat" Darlene (Walker) Harding Cowan, & Linda Lou (Walker) Daugherty Fisher.

Maternal Grandparents: the late George Atkins Capps & Ira Belle (Sturgeon) Capps.

Paternal Grandparents: the late Martin Walker & Louisa "Lula" (Pogue) Walker.

Shirley attended school in Arma, Ks. and was a 1966 graduate of Arma High School. She graduated from Pittsburg State University with a bachelor's degree in education.
She was most recently employed in the Wilkinson Alumni Center at Pittsburg State Universary. She had previously worked in the PSU education department and the athletic department in the accounting office.
Shirley died Sunday at the Freeman Heart Institute, following a short illness.

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  • Maintained by: Sarah Capps
  • Originally Created by: Jody
  • Added: 2 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15120934
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Wylene Walker Burford (25 Apr 1948–30 Jul 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15120934, citing Garden of Memories Cemetery, Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Capps (contributor 46927696) .