Shirley May (Dannull) Forester, age 75, was born March 20, 1946 to Herman August Frank and Elsie May (Bryant) Dannull in Mason City, Nebraska, and passed away peacefully in her home, Hartsburg, Missouri on March 1, 2022. Family visitation will be held Friday 04 March from 4-6 PM. Celebration of Life will be held Saturday 05 March at 10 AM; both services will be held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Hartsburg, Missouri; conducted by Brother Johnie Hendricks. Graveside services and interment will be at the Rest Haven Cemetery at 3:00pm, Trenton, Missouri. She graduated Trenton, Missouri High School in 1963 and united in marriage to Ted Hugh Forester on August 20, 1967 at the South Evans Christian Church in rural Grundy County. She received a B.S. in Home Economics Education and a Life-time teaching certificate from the University of Missouri in 1969. She was very proud of her education, but devoted her life to her family and to her church. She professed a faith in Christ at an early age and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church for over 40 years. She is survived by her husband Ted Hugh of Hartsburg and was very proud of her two sons and daughters-in-law: Alan Eugene and Leah Grace (Hicks) of Chicago, IL; and Andrew Waymon (Andy) and Tracy Denae (McClure) of Point Mugu, CA. She was dearly loved by her two granddaughters (Maci Grace and Olivia Rose) and her four grandsons (Bryce Eugene, Andrew Ryan, Zachary Waymon and Alec Jerome). She is survived her two brothers, Rexferd Frank (Rex) Danull of Trenton, Mo. and John Leroy (Jack) Dannull, of Akron, Iowa and several nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Benhardt Herman (Benny) Dannull, and sister, Mary Lou (Dannull) Harkins. The family wishes to thank the members of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and Central Missouri Hospice for their support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church or the Hospice Promise Foundation of Central Missouri Hospice. Shirley May Forester leaves behind a legacy of joy, prayer and encouragement in the hearts of everyone who knew her. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers” Galatians 6:9-10.

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