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 Carrie Viola <I>Leffler</I> Shirkey

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Carrie Viola Leffler Shirkey

  • Birth 3 Oct 1908 Council Grove, Morris County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 13 May 1988 Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Americus, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 82605404



Mrs. Carrie V. Shirkey, 79, Emporia, died Friday, May 13, 1988 at an Emporia hospital.
She was a retired photographer. She was a member of the Senior Citizens' Rhythm Band and the auxiliaries of the American Legion and VFW, at Emporia.
She was born at Council Grove, the daughter of William and Margaret J. Rader Leffler. She moved to Emporia May 1, 1985 from Alexandria, Louisianna.
She was married to Frank J. Edmiston in 1926. They were divorced.
She married W. J. Shirkey in 1939. He died in 1967. A son and great-granddaughter also preceded her in death.
Survivors include a son, Robert Edmiston, Americus; two sisters: Myrtle White, Enid, Okla. and Rose Shellenberger, Bushong; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
THE TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL, May 16, 1988
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  • Maintained by: Betty Rose M.
  • Originally Created by: BuckeyeGal
  • Added: 29 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82605404
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carrie Viola Leffler Shirkey (3 Oct 1908–13 May 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82605404, citing Americus Cemetery, Americus, Lyon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Betty Rose M. (contributor 47456505) .