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Shirley (Shipley) Hall, was born on January 19, 1936 to William Ralph Shipley and Stella Oleta Griffith. She graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1953, when she met and married the love of her life, John Thomas Hall, on October 19, 1953. They were married for 51 years before his death in 2004. She worked for a short time for a small trucking company in Oklahoma City after the marriage, but her true calling was being a wife to "Tom" and mother to her three children and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to cook and she was particularly skillful at preparing holiday meals for all of the family. She enjoyed having the family together for holidays and always volunteered to do all of the cooking. She was preceded in death, by her husband, John T. (Tom) Hall, a granddaughter Kari Ann Butler, and a grandson, Skyler Hall. She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Brenda and Dan Helmer, Dana and Dennis Rose, and Gregg and Patti Hall, along with her grandchildren Danny (Morgan) Helmer, Joey Helmer, Josh Helmer, Bobby Rose, Danielle Rose, Taylore Rose, Caiti Hall, and Austin Hall, and great-grandchildren Maddox, Mason, & Maier Helmer. A Prayer Service will be held at 5:30 PM, Sunday, May 8, 2016 at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 800 NW 5th St., Moore, OK. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday May 9, 2016, at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, with Father Jack Feehily officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, OKC. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home.
Published on May 7, 2016
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