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.