The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 2, 2014

Shirley Lee Gilbert Quigg

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Mrs. Shirley Lee Gilbert Quigg, age 79 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at John Knox Village in Lee's Summit, Mo.

Shirley was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Kenneth and Candace D'Yvonne Howard Gilbert.

She was married on May 30, 1954, in Joplin, to William W. "Bill" Quigg who preceded her in death on Aug. 27, 1997.

She was a 1952 graduate of Joplin High School in Joplin.

Survivors include four children and their spouses;10 grandchildren; and her sister-in-law, Virginia Denham and The Gene Denham Family, Joplin.

Visitation will be in the Lincoln Room at Capital Plaza in Jefferson City, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3. Private funeral services will be held at the Capital Plaza with Deacon Dan Joyce officiating. Private graveside services and interment will be held in Riverview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Joplin Tornado First Response Fund in care of City Hall, Joplin.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary in Jefferson City.

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