Shirley Darlene Counter went to be with the Lord on Friday June 21, 2013 in Wichita. Her service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kirby Morris Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Walnut Valley Memorial Park Cemetery. Shirley was born Feb. 14, 1944 in El Dorado, to William Francis and Mable Frances (Shepherd) Counter. She attended Lincoln Elementary School and then Flinthills Services since 1990. Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church in El Dorado and was active in the Sunday School Class.
Her parents, William Francis and Mable Frances; brother, George; and sisters, Mary Lou Rowell, Louise Ellen Kinney, Norma Lee Davis, Betty Jean Counter, Ethel Marie Counter and Frances Maxine Hurd, all preceded her in death. She is survived by brothers, Donald Dewey Counter and wife Leota of Wichita, Louis Allen Counter and wife Betty of Fort Lupton, Colo.; sister, Jo Ann Kennedy of El Dorado and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial has been established with Special Olympics. Please send you condolences to kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.