Pool, Shirley Ruth -
Bolivar - Shirley Ruth Pool, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday, December 10th.
Shirley was born in Winslow, Arkansas in October 17, 1928 to Charles Russell and Lillian Courtney.
Shirley was married to William Pool on November 26, 1946, they were married for 74 years. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She cared not only for her children; she baby sat many neighbor children that looked at her as “Grandma”. She was the embodiment of the Proverbs 31 woman. She was an amazing woman that taught her family Godly values, how to become a better person, wife, mother and friend.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters and 4 brothers; 1 son, Charles Pool; daughter Glenda Pool; and grandchildren, Leah Linfoot Kenyon, Carl Pool, Johnny Campbell, Parker Pool and Amanda Linfoot.
She is survived by her husband, William Pool; 3 daughters, Carolyn Campbell of Goodson, MO, Jeanie and husband Kenny Price of Bolivar, MO, Darlene and husband Steve Gaston of Granbury, TX; 4 sons, Gerald Pool and wife Linda, Gary Pool and wife Teresa of Granbury, TX, Garland Pool and wife Shirley of Granbury, TX and Danny Pool of Belton, MO; generations of grandchildren, totaling 109; 3 sisters, Randolyn Kirkpatrick of Washington, Leona Akers of Arkansas, Jeanie Hodges of Arkansas and 1 brother, John Courtney and wife Rosemary of Arkansas.
Visitation will be on Monday, December 14 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Pitts Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM, with the Reverend Daryl Miller of the Bolivar Pentecostal Church of God, officiating. Burial will be at Enon Missionary Baptist Cemetery in Wishart, MO.
Online condolences may be left at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.
Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613