Shirley F. Hansen, age 71, of Joplin, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her home, following an illness.
Shirley was born on January 14,1947 in Forsyth, Mo. the daughter of the late Arthur and Florene (Workman). She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Pittsburg State University. She taught home economics for Joplin R-8. She also worked for LaBarge, Display Tech, and taught for two local Christian schools. She was a longtime member of the Community Chapel Church. She was an avid reader. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, and cross-stitch.
She is survived by one brother, Don Hansen and wife Cathy, Perry, Mo.; a longtime friend Jan Funk, Joplin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother DeWayne Hansen.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday at Osborne Memorial Cemetery. Reverend Jeff Jones will officiate. Memorial contributions may be given to the Community Chapel Church in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.