HENDERSON, KY - Carolyn Ann Shirkey, 61 of Henderson passed away 10:57 AM Thursday February 16, 2012 at her residence.

She was born March 27, 1950 in Hopkinsville, KY to Bill and Martha (Averitt) Rager. She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She is survived by her husband Wesley E. Shirkey of 22 years; Daughter: Leslie (Mulvey) Rush of Helena, AL; Step Sons: Wesley E. Shirkey, Jr. of Newburgh, IN, Michael Shirkey of Henderson, KY, Mother: Martha Rager of Elkton, KY; 3 Grandchildren: Jax Michael Rush of Helena, AL, Hayes Cardine Rush of Helena, AL, Case Nicholes Rush of Helena, AL; 2 sisters: Dixie Brooks of Newburgh, IN, Regina McMurray of Lufkin, TX; 1 brother: Harold Logan Rager of Clarksville, TN, 1 Uncle: David Rager of Evansville, IN.

Services will be 10:00 AM Monday February 20 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel. Rev. Jeff Coursey will officiate.

Visitation will be 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Sunday February 19 and 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Monday February 20 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Elkton, KY at 1:00 PM Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony’s Hospice.

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