Funeral service for Jerry L. Shrimplin, 73, Bolivar, MO, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Jerry died Thursday, December, 27, 2012, at Parkview Nursing Home in Bolivar, MO.
She was born April 5, 1939, in Marion, KS the daughter of Joseph A. and Evelyn R. Bailey Merryfield. She attended school at Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence. She enjoyed playing bingo every week and very seldom missed watching Professional Wrestling. While living in Lawrence, Jerry attended Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church.
She married Leo A Shrimplin on September 2, 1955, in Lawrence, at the Douglas County Court House. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include one son Jimmy and wife Rebekkah Shrimplin, Ottumwa, Iowa; one sister Linda Hannah, Havana, Kansas; two brothers Bob Walker, Tulsa, Oklahoma , Bill Walker, Bartlesville, Oklahoma,; one grandson Philip Shrimplin, Ottumwa, Iowa
She was preceded in death by Joseph A. Merryfield, father, Melvin Walker, step-father, Evelyn Walker, mother and 4 infant children.
Friends may call from 8 am until noon Monday, December 31, 2012. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
The family suggests memorials made to the Jerry Lou Shrimplin Memorial fund, or The Lawrence Humane Society sent in care of the funeral home.
Messages & Condolences
So sorry to hear Jerry Passed on, so glad she knew the Lord. We will be praying for Leo and family. sorry we can’t come to funeral, we live over 300 miles and the snow is 6 inches deep. Love, Gladys Marie and Dave Paasch
Leo, Jimmy and family, I was sorry to read of Jerry’s death. She has arrived at her ivory palace on streets of gold. You are in my prayers.
Uncle Leo & Jim,
We are sad to hear of the passing of Aunt Jerry. May the strength of the Lord carry you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Uncle Leo & Jimmy,
We were saddened to hear that Aunt Jerry had passed. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rich & Ginny
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. Jerry will be missed by many at Parkview. Your friends from Parkview Healthcare Facility.
Uncle Leo & Jim-I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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