Shirley Ann Strong – The Owensboro Times


GREENVILLE, Ky., Shirley Ann Strong, 83, of Greenville died Friday, July 15, 2022 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital from multiple health complications. Mrs. Strong was born on August 8, 1938 in Muhlenberg County. She grew up learning to do her share of work on a small family farm at 181 South of Greenville. Shirley and her family attended Woodland Baptist Church near their home. During her years of employment, she worked at Cowden Manufacturing Company and as an independent CNA private caretaker. She also started an independent taxi service in Greenville, known as Rolling Wheels Taxi.

Shirley was predeceased by her parents George W. and Mabel Clara (Jenkins) Strong, her sisters Thelma Whitford and Jean Morath, and her brother George m. Strong.

She is survived by 3 children Roger (Debbie) McGehee of Surgoinsville, TN., Sandy (Keith) Jennings of Greenville and Keith (Sandy Heeder) Jasinski of Greenville, 4 grandchildren Jeff and Jeremy McGehee, Jennifer Bowles and Tim Ellis, 7 years. great-grandchildren Jacob and Julli Bowles, Kayla and Chase Ellis, Speed ​​and Joseph McGehee, and Olivia Walker, special great-great-grandson Wyatt Bowles, several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Carter Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Curtis McGehee and Bro. Paul Moore officiating. Gary’s Funeral Home is making arrangements.

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