Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Shirley Louise Smith, 81, of Aurora passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 in her home.

            She was born to Rev. Dale and Helen Winters Burney on February 28, 1937 in Springfield, MO.  She worked for Lily Tulip and Frenches in Springfield before retiring.

            Survivors include her husband, James; one son, James Smith Jr. and wife, Robin of Springfield, MO.; three daughters, Shirl Dunkelberger of Aurora, MO., Fernita Harmon of Aurora, MO. and Tracy Littles and husband, Howard of Springfield, MO.; two sisters, Delores Latham of Fair Grove, MO. and Marcella Garrison of Rogersville, MO.; 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jimmy Burney; and one sister, Lucille Knapp.

            Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 26 from 5-7 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Cremation will follow.