Archive for Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Shirley L. Taylor Hughes, Kansas City, Kan.

February 22, 2005


— Services for Shirley L. Taylor Hughes, 64, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.

Mrs. Hughes died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at University of Kansas Hospital.

She was born March 28, 1940, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of William and Gertrude Beaird. She was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kan.

Mrs. Hughes co-owned Johnson County Sanitation for 11 years and worked in production at Velvet Cream Popcorn for eight years. She later was a custodian for the Shawnee Mission school district for 17 years and retired in 2001. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Survivors include three sons, Richard Riley, Fayetteville, Ark., Jack O. Taylor II, Edwardsville, and John O. Taylor, Kansas City, Kan.; three daughters, Debbie DeVault, Merriam, Michelle Chambers, Kansas City, Mo., and DeAnn Fisk, Pekin, Ill.; her mother, Gertrude McCain; three sisters, Edna Carrico and Margaret Sale, both of Olathe, and Sadie Deaton, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of Maple Hill Funeral Home, 3300 Shawnee Drive, Kansas City, KS 66106.

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