BENTON, Ky. - Thomas E. Shirley, age 71, of Benton, KY, died Friday, November 22, 2013, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Benton.
He was the son of the late Edgar Shirley and the late Mary Nell (Rayburn) Shirley.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Ellen (Stevens) Shirley of Benton, KY; one daughter: Susan Brocksieper and husband George of Guilford, CT; one son: Mike Shirley and wife Emily of Austin TX; two sisters: Patsy Fain and husband Jim of Murray, KY and Donna Hughes and husband Mick of St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren: Ian, Jake, & Collin Brocksieper and Ava & Tess Shirley; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY where the family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 26, 2013, with Rev. Don Wilson and Rev. Chuck McMillan officiating. Interment will be at Farmington Cemetery, Farmington, KY.
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