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Shirley M. McClanahan

Birth Date: January 1, 1939
Death Date: May 12, 2019

Shirley Marie Mae McClanahan, 80, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Shirley was born January 1, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, IL to Paul A. and Katherine M. (Reynolds) Osborne. Shirley worked at Walmart as a department manager before retiring in 2006; during retirement, she loved to drink wine with her dear friend Irene, while Irene read to her.

Surviving are her children Patrick (Valerie) Green and children Kyle and Jacob; Penny (Richard) Gray and daughter Amanda (Zach) Somers; Scott (Edward) McClanahan and children Brent (Cindy), Katherine and Alaina; Paula McClanahan and son Dilan; Michael McClanahan and children Anthony, Haley, and Sean; and great-grandchildren Madelyn, Jackson and Evelyn Somers and Clara Morrison.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her granddaughter Nicole Gray.

In honor of Shirley’s wishes, cremation services will be provided. No services will be held. Honorariums in her honor should be made to the American Lung Association.

Moran & Goebel Funeral Hone and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. Miss u already and wondering what I’m going to do with my time that I spent with u and worrying about u , love u so much I’ll be reading that book so just listen u were put into my life and I enjoyed u to the end it was a pleasure to be called your friend love u forever

  2. My Dearest best friend forever

    Written by: Yvonne Bockel

    My dear friend I love you so much I’m really missing you.I feel so bad that I didn’t get to come down to see you.You are always in my heart and in my prayers .Now you are at peace and with your family I’ll see you again one day. Until then say hello to my mom and rest in peace my friend.with all my love. Your friend forever

  3. I work with Paula and want to send my condolences to her and the family. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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