Shirley Ann Behnke, 78, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Thursday, October 20, 2022 at the Benton House of Blue Springs. She was born June 25, 1944 to Ralph and Maude (Richardson) Adams in Kansas City, MO.
Shirley owned a Nail Salon in Lee’s Summit and loved working with her customers. She was a member of the Blue Springs Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Shirley enjoyed planting her flower gardens. She cherished spending time with family and friends.
Survived by her daughter, Mindy Freeman and husband Brian of Clarksville, TN; grandson, Braydon Behnke of Clarksville, TN; siblings, Vicki Campbell and husband Harry of Grain Valley, MO, Ray Adams and wife Carole of Lee’s Summit, MO, Micki Seutter of Pelzer, NC, Helen Casselman of Independence, MO, Wanda Vail and husband Dan of Lakeland, FL, Ralph Jr. Adams and wife Amy of Rogers, AR; numerous nieces and nephews. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Maude Adams.
A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at the Blue Springs Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 901 NW 15 St, Blue Springs, MO. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Shirley and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.