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Shirley Ann Holbert, age 70, of rural Knox City, Missouri died on Friday, March 6, 2009 in her home.
Born June 4, 1938 near LaBelle, Missouri, she was the daughter of William and Mary Richardson Hofen, she was united in marriage to Carlisle Holbert on September 15, 1957 and he survives.
This union was blessed with a daughter Cathi and her husband Chris Zalusky of Douglass, Kansas and one son, Donald Holbert and wife Lori of Hallsville, Missouri.
Also surviving are three grandchildren, Ashley Campbell and Allison Zalusky of Douglass, Kansas and Donald Holbert Jr. of Hallsville, Missouri and one sister-in-law, Coleen Morrison and very special friends, Cathy and Lee Howe.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother William Junior Hofen.
Shirley was a graduate of LaBelle High School in the class of 1956 and a member of the Newark Full Gospel Church where she served as secretary treasurer.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2009 in the Coder Funeral Chapel. Burial in the LaBelle Cemetery with Pastor Robert Cook officiating. Casket bearers are Ronnie Richardson, Lee Howe, Donald Taylor, Mike Roberts, David Lee Walker, John Henderson and Richard Lund.
Memorials may be made to the Shirley Ann Hofen Memorial Fund and may be left at or mailed to the Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, Missouri 63447.