Shirley Brown, 97, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Shangri-La Rehab Center in Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service at 11:00 am, Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel Blue Springs, MO. Visitation one hour prior to service. Burial in Blue Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Foster Adopt Connect 18600 E. 37th Terr. S., Independence, MO 64057. Words of comfort to the family may be sent to meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Shirley was born September 10, 1922 in Hastings, NE the daughter of Paul S. and Gladys (Shirley) Rouse. She was a cashier in the grocery business for over 30 years. She was a Disciples of Christ Christian and superintendent of the Sunday school class at her church. She had been a Rosie Riveter during WWII. She loved making chimes and sharing them with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her husband Linmore Brown, daughter and son-in-law Paula and Charles Lidke, a brother Harold Rouse, and sister Lucile Hayes.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Donald Schnoor of Blue Springs, MO, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren.