Shirley Green Morrison passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 14th after a courageous battle with cancer.
Shirley was born in Sidney, Nebraska December 26, 1945, parents H.L. Giles and Billie Jean Giles.
Shortly after her birth the family moved to Amarillo, Texas, where Shirley attended school. She graduated from Palo Duro High School class of 1964 where she met her first husband. Shirley married Stephen Green in October of 1964.
Steve and Shirley continued to live in Amarillo close to family and went on to have 3 beautiful daughters, Stefani, Staci, and Samantha. Steve and Shirley followed their dream of living in the mountains in Golden, Colorado for 6 years. In 1980 they moved to Casper, Wy.
After Steve’s death, Shirley met Rod Morrison and they married in 2001. Shirley and Rod celebrated 20 years in June of this year.
Shirley spent over 30 years working to improve the lives of Senior Citizens throughout the Casper Community.
Shirley worked for Shepherd of the Valley Care Center as an Activities Director and the Director of Maurice Griffith Manor.
Survived by husband Rod Morrison. Her 3 daughters, Stefani O’Neal (Steven), Staci Blubaugh (Scott), Samantha Slagowski (Steve). 2 Stepsons, Brian Morrison (Jen) and Russell Morrison.
Grandchildren Layne O’Neal (Caitlin), Baylee O’Neal, Stephen Struve (Tana), Kara Richardson, Danica Blubaugh, Kaden Blubaugh, Trysten Slagowski, Brett Slagowski, Alex Slagowski, Haylie Rainbolt, Brecken Morrison, Kealyn Morrison, and Kylar Heath.
Great-grandchildren Rowan Smith, Bristen Richardson, Alli Richardson, Gracie Struve, Paisley Struve and Hailey expecting another great grandchild in January 2022.
Mother-in law Rita Petersen, brother-in-law Melvin Morrison (Judy), and sister-in-law Debra Mapp.
Also survived by her dear Aunt and friend, Sarah Brennenstuhl (Bob), longtime beloved friends Penny and Charlie Frantz, many beloved cousins, wonderful friends and her Boyd Avenue Baptist family.
Preceded in death by first husband Steve Green, parents H.L. Giles, Billie Jean Giles, sister Debbie Giles, father-in law Robert (Bob) Morrison and sister-in-law Frankie Cardinal
Services will be Monday, September 20th at 11:00am at Boyd Avenue Baptist Church, with a reception to follow.
Memorials may be directed to Central Wyoming Hospice, or West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.