Shirley Ann Jarrell

Sep 10, 1943 – Feb 4, 2017

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Shirley Ann Jerrell, 73, of Richland, passed away on February 4, 2017 in Des Moines. Funeral services will be officiated by Father Bill McKee at Wesley Retirement Center at 2:30PM on Friday February 17th.

Shirley was born September 10, 1943 in Denver, Colorado to Charles and Eula Rose Sitler. She had three siblings, Carol, Chuck and Barbra. She moved to Rickland, Washington in 1944 and graduated from Richland High School in 1961. In the summer of 1965, she wed Wiley Joe Jarrell. Together they raised three children, Randall, Pamela and April. Shirley retired from Alaska Airlines to be a fulltime grandmother. She and Joe spent many mornings at their local McDonalds, sharing stories with friends about their five grandchildren. Shirley will be remembered for her thoughtfulness. She always put her family's needs before her own, showering them with gifts and homemade crafts. She was a collector of all things Coca-Cola and would quilt in her free time.

Thank you to the staff and residents at Wesley Retirement Center for their kindness and love. She is survivied by her husband, children, grandchildren, siblings and cat, Katie.


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