Mrs. Shipley died September 14, 2013, at her home.
She was born June 10, 1932, at Tecumseh, Missouri, to Leonard and Nellie Anderson. She graduated from Bakersfield High School and on January 2, 1950, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Amon Judson Shipley, who preceded her in death on June 11, 2012. She had worked at Baxter Laboratories. Mrs. Shipley was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Ball Church of Christ.
She is survived by three children, Steve Shipley, wife, Sherray, Mountain Home, Arkansas, David Lee Shipley, wife, Jeanie, Dora, Missouri and Mike Judson Shipley, wife, Sherry, Dora, Missouri; ten grandchildren, Jeff Shipley, Tracy Evans, Travis Shipley, Sarah Shipley, Becky Grisham, Teresa Evans, Joni Brege, Kendra Wells, Michele Byram and Matthew Causey; twenty great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lola Magathon, Willow Springs, Missouri.
Her parents, husband, one son, Kenneth Edward Shipley, three sisters and one brother, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ball Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Fair Haven Children’s Home, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.