Ruth E. Shirley

Ruth E. Shirley


Ruth E. Shirley                                                          July 21, 1937 –  March 5, 2022

Reverend Ruth Shirley died on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Rev. Shirley is survived by her three sons:  John, Marc, and Ben. She is also survived by five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert “Del” Shirley.
Rev. Shirley served at Halsey and Shedd UMCs in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. Rev. Shirley retired in 1999.

A memorial service for Rev. Shirley will be held at the Corvallis United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330, on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 2:00 pm.
The family suggests that contributions in memory of Rev. Shirley be made to the Corvallis United Methodist Church at 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330-6045, or to the Mennonite Village Foundation, designated for Lydia’s House at 5353 Columbus St. SE, Albany, OR 97322.
Condolences may be sent to the family in care of John Shirley, 1395 Fir St., S., Salem, OR 97302, or by email to John Shirley at
Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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