Shirley J. Randall, age 72, died early Wednesday morning, September 7, 2011, at the Minneola District Hospital, Minneola, Kansas.
She was born March 22, 1939, at Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Woodrow “Woody” and Clara B. (Chambers) Harmon. As a young girl she attended the Wichita school system.
On October 26, 1962, she married Louis Randall at Newkirk, Oklahoma. Upon their marriage, the couple made their home in Wichita for several years. While living in Wichita she worked for the orthopedic hospital and later Wentworth Orthopedic Supply. Later in November, 1995, they moved to Fowler, Kansas, where they have made their home. After moving to Fowler, Shirley became the director for the Fowler Public Library, working in this capacity for twelve years.
She enjoyed antiques, gardening, working in her flowerbed, collecting dolls, attending garage sales, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Louis Randall of Fowler, Kansas
Three daughters, Rhonda Milford and husband, Tim of Fowler, Kansas
Laurie Jordan and husband, Tod of Madison, Alabama
Sheri Heinz and husband, Fred of Fowler, Kansas
A brother, Glenn Harmon and wife, Kay of Wellington, Kansas
A sister, Linda Smith and husband, Burl of Wichita, Kansas
Eight grandchildren, Tia Harris and husband, Grant, Chad Milford, T.J. Milford, Ashley Milford, Alex Jordan, Elaina Ketola and husband, Kent, Alisha Heinz & Wes Small, Stephanie Heinz and Corey Reece
Four great-grandchildren, Paige, Kale, Molly, & Avin
She is preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Marilyn Katie Clark and an infant sister.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 9, 2011, at the United Methodist Church, Fowler, with the Reverend Dick Robbins presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Public Library or the Minneola District Hospital in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com