Shirley Jean Hogue Appleberry went to be with our lord on August 25, 2019. Shirley was born August 14,1935 in Banks, Arkansas to the late DJ and Mable Eleanor Haven Hogue. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Minter Appleberry, a sister, Carylon Laster and great grandchild, Ridley Morris. Shirley is survived by a son Frank Appleberry (Judy) of Tillar, AR and a daughter Patricia (Patty) Morris (Phillip) also of Tillar, AR; sister, Bessie Mencer of Dermott, AR. Shirley has four grandchildren that were the highlight of her life Jacob Appleberry (Carrie) of McGehee, AR, Jessica Morris of Tillar, AR, Kinnsey Appleberry-Hill (Shawn) of Tillar, AR and Chad Morris (Kelsie) of Tillar, AR. Shirley is survived by five great grandchildren, Anistyn Morris, Easton Morris, Isabella Morris, Grace Appleberry and soon to arrive Watson Morris.
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Shirley attended Tillar United Methodist Church. Shirley was a house-wife, ran errands for the Farm she so loved, employed by Morgan Lindsay Five and Dime in McGehee, a telephone operator for Southwestern in Star City and the matriarch of the family.
Visitation will be held at 1:00-2:30pm Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Tillar United Methodist Church in Tillar, AR with graveside services to follow at 3:00pm at Tillar Cemetery with Rev. Tandy Hanson and Rev. Buddy Ratliff officiating. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244.