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Shirley Ann (Hunt) McCarl

September 10, 1935 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Shirley McCarl Obituary

Shirley Ann McCarl was born in Heppner on September 10, 1935, to Aurther and Bertha Hunt. She died on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital at the age of 88. She was raised and attended school in Lexington, where she continued to live for the next 88 years.

On August 22, 1952, Shirley married Morris McCarl in Albany, Oregon. The couple resided in Lexington where they raised their three children, Barb, Sharon, and Lee. Morris and Shirley were married for 70 years.

In her younger years she enjoyed bowling, going to the horse and dog races, and was an avid seamstress. Her greatest pleasure came from spending time with her family.

She worked as a rye puller for many years for local farmers. She also worked for DO Nelson on his potato diggers, worked at Kinzua Mill for a time. She later became a Deputy Clerk at the Morrow County courthouse and worked there until her retirement.

Shirley is survived by children; Barb Coiner, Sharon (Bill) Morris, and Lee McCarl. She had 6 grandchildren Austin (Lindsey) Coiner, Josh (Melissa) Coiner, Daniel Coiner, Kim (Michael) Woolfolk, Ben (Maddie) McCarl and Zach (Savannah) McCarl. She also had 8 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, oldest brother Dean Hunt and husband Morris McCarl.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2023, at the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer Memorial Hospital, PO Box 9, Heppner, OR 97836 or to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 3101 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201.

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Graveside Service
October 28, 2023

11:00 AM


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