The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


March 5, 2014

Shirley Yvonne McDaniel

COLUMBUS, Kan. — Shirley Yvonne McDaniel, age 76, passed away at 10 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following an illness.

She was born April 12, 1937, in Blue Mound, Kan. Her parents were W. W. "Bud" and Fern (Jackson) McElvain. She graduated from Moran High School in 1955. She had lived in Columbus since 1973.

She worked as a bank teller at several  banks in Southeast Kansas, last working at Columbus State Bank for 15 years, retiring in 1989.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Columbus. She enjoyed camping with her family in Colorado, watching  baseball, sewing and quilt making.

Shirley was married to Harley McDaniel on Sept. 2, 1956, in Mildred, Kan. He survives.

Additional survivors include one son, Shane McDaniel (wife, Barbara), Seneca, Mo.; one daughter, Kelli Bigando (husband, Brian), Columbus; one sister-in-law, Donna McElvain, Cave Creek, Ariz.; and five grandchildren, Taylor McDaniel, Hunter McDaniel, Colton McDaniel, Aaron Bigando and Sarah Bigando.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ronald McElvain.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus. Pastor Dennis Johnson will officiate. Rev. Mark Demas will speak at the graveside at Park Cemetery Columbus. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions  may be made to the Columbus Community Foundation Fireworks fund or to the First United Methodist Church, Columbus in care of the funeral home. Friends may call at the home of the daughter, Kelli Bigando, 137 Grandview, Columbus.

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