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610 S. Duncan St.
PO Box 487
Stillwater, OK 74076
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608
Shirley Kirk

Shirley May Kirk

Sunday July 30, 1922 - Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Shirley May Frailey Kirk became heaven’s newest angel on April 30, 2019 at the age of 96 years, 9 months. Her service will be Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10:00am at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel.

She was born July 30, 1922 in Jenks, OK to Lane and Mary (Ishmael) Frailey. She joined brothers Irv, Gene and Arthur and big sister Evelyn. Her little brother Dennis was born when she was 15.

After graduating as salutatorian from Jenks High School, she moved to Stillwater to attend OSU’s College of Business where she met her future husband, C.L. Kirk. They eloped October 9, 1943 in Arkansas. She was a war bride and followed C.L. to officer training school in Washington DC. Their son Richard was born in 1947 and then David in 1950.

She and C.L. belonged to the Moose Lodge, Elk’s Club and OSU Alumni. Being avid OSU fans, they attended several bowl games, traveled to Japan and had season football tickets for over 50 years. She reluctantly gave up her season tickets at the age of 93. She traveled to horse races, casinos, hosted parties and had a fun active life. She worked at OSU Business and Engineering Extension as a conference coordinator and worked for Aerospace Extension and was fortunate to watch several shuttle takeoffs.

She accepted her fate of declining health with grace and dignity and humor. A word of thanks to her wonderful caretakers and nurses who loved her and made her final days comfortable and filled with loved.

Welcoming her to her new heavenly home are her husband of 63 years, son Rick, her parents and brothers and sister.

She is survived by her son David (Donna) of Woodward; Ricks wife, Laura Sue Kirk; grandchildren Chris (Dana), Cary (Shirley), Julie (Mark) and Melissa and great grandchildren, Sydnee (Jared), Lincoln, Lily, Nathan and Addy.

Also, thank you to Larry Eslinger and Jimie-Wray Mead and the Church of Christ. Pallbearers will be Chris Kirk, Cary Kirk, Johnnie McDonald, Kevin Frailey, Nate Frailey and Rylee Youngkers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the OSU Foundation and designated to Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1749, Stillwater, OK. 74076-1749 or online, www.OSUgiving.com.

Please wear OSU orange to show your love for our wonderful mother, grandmother, aunt and friend.

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  • Service

    Monday, May 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, May 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Strode Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    610 South Duncan Street
    Stillwater, OK 74074
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Williams Family

Posted at 09:43am
The death of your loved one Shirley is one of the most devastating experiences your family will face. At times, the pain of the loss will feel unbearable. Please know that there are friends who care about you and your family during this difficult time and more importantly The Bible tells us that "God is near to those that are broken at heart.” We pray that Jehovah the God of all comfort is with your family during this difficult time of grief. Our prayers are with you and your family.
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Violashoup

Posted at 11:33am
Thinking of you at this time and extending heartfelt understanding and sympathy. I will remember Shirley as a vivacious, devoted wife and mother. Popcorn for Sunday night supper, A really pretty picture of her sitting in a circle skirt spread around her. I am very sorry I did know of Rick's death until saw the notice of Shirley's death. Love and Prayers
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Raymond Eugene Dennis

Posted at 05:56am
We want to extend our sympathy to Shirley's family and will always treasure fond memories of Shirley. She will be missed.
Eugene and Linda Dennis
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Kathie Parham

Posted at 12:34pm
May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.
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AnnieB

Posted at 06:18pm
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Hopefully reflecting on all the good times, you have shared together will help ease some of the pain that you are going through. May the “God of all comfort” strengthen you during this time of great sadness and may His promise for the future bring you a measure peace. (John 5:28, 29)
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