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Bobbie Reid Shirley
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Obituary for Bobbie Reid Shirley

Mr. Bobbie Reid Shirley of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Edwin Paul Shirley and Dorothy Harris Shirley, was born on Friday, October 1, 1943 and departed this life Sunday, February 25, 2018 at his home in the Ebenezer Community. He was 74 years, 4 months, and 24 days of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church. He was a self-employed carpenter and electrician, and a Vietnam Veteran having served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Maedell Akin Shirley of Greensburg having united in marriage on May 10, 1967.
Other survivors include a daughter: Teresa Jo Shirley of Greensburg; two sisters and brother-in-law: Sharon Fay and Bobby Blakeman and Sheila Phillips all of Greensburg; other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Herman and Eldora Akin of Springfield, Wallace and Linda Akin, and Buford Akin all of Greensburg; special friends: Brandy Williams, Bobby Durrett, and Justin Durrett all of Greensburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The funeral services for Mr. Bobbie Reid Shirley will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Union Chapel Cemetery in Metcalfe County with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Visitation is requested from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M., Tuesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7 A.M., Wednesday until time of the funeral service.
Memorials are suggested to the Ebenezer Cemetery Fund or the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.
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Public Visitation




4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

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1:00 PM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time

Cemetery Details


Union Chapel Cemetery

J Bell Rd
Edmonton, kentucky 42129

Memorial Contribution

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church

Ebenezer Cemetery Fund


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