Shirley Amyx (1936 - 2019)

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Service Information
Warren-McElwain Mortuary
120 West 13th
Lawrence, KS
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Warren-McElwain Mortuary
120 West 13th
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Private graveside services for Shirley Mae Amyx, 83, Lawrence, KS will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born on September 13, 1936 in Brandenburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Sherman Raymer and Dora Ruth Osborne.

She was married to Thomas M. Amyx on October 28, 1952 in Bentonville, AR. He preceded her in death on September 30, 2010.

Shirley worked as catalog manager for Montgomery Wards for many years and the Lawrence Board of Realtors until she retired in 2008. She and her husband, Tom owned Amyx Barber Shop until 1998.

Survivors include three sons, Mike Amyx, and wife, Marilyn, Jon Amyx, and wife, Carol, Ron Amyx, and wife, Betty all of Lawrence, KS; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one son, David Amyx in 2005.

The family will greet friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials in her name to the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Oct. 31, 2019
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