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Obituaries

Obituaries

Shirley Faye Garrett Lipsey 1925 - 2006 Lawrence

Private graveside services for Shirley Faye Garrett Lipsey, 80, Lawrence, will be later at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.Mrs. Lipsey died Friday, April 7, 2006, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.She was born June 19, 1925, in Le Roy, the daughter of Harvey and Lila Bradley Garrett. She graduated from Le Roy High School in 1943. She moved to Lawrence in 1989 from Topeka.Mrs. Lipsey worked as a licensed practical nurse and office worker for the Topeka Veterans Hospital until she retired in 1987.She married Richard D. Lipsey in 1944 in Fort Scott. He died Sept. 12, 1987.Survivors include a son, Richard Jr., Lawrence; a daughter, Marcia Long, Oceanside, Calif.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Lipsey.