Shirley Boatwright

(April 10th, 1934 - June 10th, 2015)

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  Shirley Boatwright, age 81 of Springfield, Missouri passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at The Waterford at Ironbridge Assisted Living Facility of Springfield. She was born April 10, 1934 in Kansas City, Kansas the daughter of Ed and Lillie (Newhouse) Strader. At the young age of 45, Shirley began her first job as a cashier at Piccadilly Cafeteria at the Battlefield Mall and was an employee from 1979-1996. In 2007, Shirley began her fight against cancer and succeeded at being a cancer survivor. Shirley also loved her faithful dog and companion, Frannie. Shirley is survived by two daughters, Lillie (Craig) Magruder and husband Steve of Springfield, Karen (Craig) Greene and husband Rick of Diamond Head Mississippi; one grandson Mason Magruder and other caring relatives. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and three sons, Michael, Gary and Steve Allison. Cremation arrangements under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Online condolences may be shared at

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