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Shirley Rome

August 16, 2020 - 00:00
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    VETERAN - Shirley Rome

Shirley E. Rome, 97, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hugoton, Kan.

She was born to Walter L. and Marguerite (Ryan) Whitcomb on Oct. 16, 1922, in Berwyn, Ill.

Shirley married Leonard Bryan in the summer of 1947.

Later she married Dave Rome, and he preceded her in death.

She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was stationed in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Shirley was a member of the Episcopal Church. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren and she loved them deeply.

Survivors include sons Bruce Bryan and wife Pam of Garden City, Kan., and Greg Bryan of Bangkok, Thailand; daughter Anita Trindle of Kingfisher; brother Richard A. Whitcomb of Atlanta, Ga.; granddaughters Sarah Jones and Elizabeth Whitehouse; great-grandchildren Isabel Jones, Gavin Jones, Naomi Jones, Keegan Whitehouse and Danica Whitehouse; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son David Allen Bryan, grandson Zachary Trindle and son-in-law Warren Trindle.

A memorial has been established to St. Jude’s Hospital. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS, 67951.

Funeral service was Aug. 6 at Robson Funeral Home. Burial followed at Kingfisher Cemetery.

Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton, was in charge of arrangements.