Shirley J. Cress, 73, Brookfield, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her home.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Rhodes Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Touzen officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorisls to the Diabetes Association may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at 216 Linn St., Brookfield, Mo. 64628. Online condolences may be left at www.rhodesfh.com.
Shirley Joan was born July 21, 1940, in Moberly, daughter of Charles Benjamin and Pearl Libby Harris.
Survivors include a daughter, Melissa P. Thomas, Brookfield; two sons, Charles B. and wife, Melissa J. Wilcox, Bevier, and John R. Wilcox, Moberly; three sisters, Delores Fielder, Joanna King and Regina Haley; two brothers, Charles and Michael Ray Harris, all of Texas; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchilden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, a great-grandson, and two brothers.