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  (Native) Shirleys of
Apache Co Arizona
   
 

Unknown Shirley

married _______

children:

1(i). Mary (Kahanebah) Shirley born 1885; catholic; died January 1972; buried St Michaels Cem, Apache Co AZ

GALLUP - Mary Begay. A rosary for Mary Shirley Begay 81 of Ft Defiance Ariz will be recited 8pm friday at Our Lady of blessed Sarament Cath. Church in Ft Defiance. mass will be held 2pm Saturday at St Michaels Mission St Michaels Ariz with Father Cormac Antram OFM officiating. She will be buried in St Michael's Comm. Cemetery. Mrs Begay is survived by two daughters Dr Annie D Wauneka, Lagetoh, Ariz and Ann Shirley, Deer Springs, Ariz; four sons, Sam D Shirley Ft Defiance Ariz, Johnnie Shirley, Deer Springs Ariz, Walter Shirley, Winslow Ariz, and Bernard Shirley, Dallas TX; two sisters, Addie Curley and Katherine Hardy both of Ft Defiance; two brothers, Justin Shirley, Deer Springs Ariz and Lynn Shirley, Navajo NMex; and 21 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Mrs Begay was born in 1885 at Deer Springs Ariz. Cope Memorial chapel has charge.

married Nat or Ned (Klah Hosten) Begay

1940 Apache Co AZ Census

Head Klah Hosten Begay M 51 Arizona
Wife Kahanebah Begay F 49 Arizona
Son Sam Shirley M 26 Arizona
Daughter Annie Shirley F 23 Arizona
Son Phillip Shirley M 18 Arizona
Son Walter Shirley M 14 Arizona
Son Harry Shirley M 12 Arizona
Son Bernard Shirley M 11 Arizona
Grandson Bobby Mauneka M 1 Arizona

children (surname SHIRLEY)

2(i). Sam D Shirley born 5 October 1913 at Ft Defiance Apache Co AZ; age 26 in family's 1940 census; lived Ft Defiance AZ; He died 23 Feb 2005 at Ft Defiance; Buried at Ft Defiance Cemetery

FORT DEFIANCE — Funeral mass for Sam D. Shirley, 91, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament. Father Gilbert Schneider, OFM, will officiate. Burial will be in a private family cemetery in Deer Springs. A rosary will be recited this evening at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament. Shirley died Feb. 23 in Fort Defiance. He was born Oct. 5, 1913 in Deer Springs into the Honeycombed Rock People Clan for the One Who Walks Around People Clan. Shirley was a rancher. He served in WWII as a sergeant in the 158 Infantry Bushmasters regiment in the Asiain Pacific Theater including Guadalcanal, Panama Canal, New Guinea and the Philippines. He was a Purple Heart recipient. Shirley retired from the BIA in 1968 following 30 years of employment as a surveyor with the roads department. Survivors include his daughters, Kathy Collins of Fort Defiance, Velma Shirley of Window Rock; sister, Ann Shirley of Ganado; brothers, Bernard Shirley of Dallas, Texas, Walter Shurley of Winslow; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie Shirley; father, Nat Begay; mother, Mary Shirley-Begay; son, Sam Shirley, Jr.; brothers, Harry Shirley, John Shirley, Phillip Shirley and sister, Annie Dodge Wauneka. Pallbearers will be Gabriel Collins, Joseph Collins, Sonny Collins, William Collins III, Corey Manuelito, Josh Manuelito, and Travis Manuelito. Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

married Anna Marie ______

children:

3(i). Sam Shirley Jr he died before his father

3(ii). Kathy Shirley she married ____Collins; lived Fort Defiance AZ

3(iii). Velma Shirley; lived Window Rock Apache Co AZ

2(ii). Ann Shirley born 27 Feb 1915; age 23 in family's 1940 census; She married _____ Wauneka (she had a son named Wauneka); she lived at Deer Springs and Ganado AZ; She died 16 April 2009; She was buried at Family Cemetery, Apache Co AZ

DEER SPRINGS — Services for Ann Shirley, 94, will be 10 a.m., Monday, April 20, at St. Michaels Mission. The Rev. Gilbert will officiate. Burial will be in family plot, Deer Springs. Visitation will be 9 a.m., one hour prior to services, at St. Michaels Mission. A rosary will be recited 5:30 p.m., Sunday, April 19, at St. Michael Mission. Shirley died April 16, 2009, in Gallup. She was born Feb. 27, 1915, in Deer Springs, into the Honey Comb People Clan for the One Who Walks Around People Clan. Shirley went to school up to the 11th grade. She worked as a Home living assistant for over 30 years and retired in 1989 from Wide Ruins Boarding School. Shirley was a rug weaver, girl scout leader, who went camping with the scouts. She loved being with her family and friends and loved her sheep. Survivors include her son, Norman Wauneka of Gallup; brother, Bernard Shirley of Dallas, Texas; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by Ned Begay, Mary Begay Shirley; sister, Annie Dodge Wauneka; brothers, Sam Shirley, Johnny Shirley, Phillip Shirley, Harry Shirley, Walter Shirley. Pallbearers will be Edmund Cohoe Jr., Edwin Cohoe, Ernest Shirley, Doug Lowery, John Gorman, Edison Shirley. The family received relatives and friends at Sawmill Catholic Church Hall, 6 p.m., Friday, April 17. Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements

2(iii). Bernard Shirley born about 1929, age 11 in family's 1940 census; lived at Dallas TX

2(iv). Walter Shirley born about 1926 in AZ, age 14 in family's 1940 census; lived at Winslow, Navajo Co AZ

2(v). Harry Shirley born about 1928 in AZ, age 12 in family's 1940 census

2(vi). John Shirley lived at Deer Springs Navajo Co AZ; not living in family's 1940 census household.

2(vii). Phillip Shirley born about 1922 in AZ, age 18 in family's 1940 census

2(viii). Dr. Annie Dodge Shirley she married _____Wauneka; lived at Lagetoh AZ

1(ii). Justin Shirley born March 19, 1900; He died September 17, 1995 at Ft Defiance Apache Co AZ (source: SSDI); Lived in Apache Co AZ in 1940; lived Deer Springs AZ; named as brother of Mary Shirley in her obit.

married Annie Tracy; She was born 19 Oct 1920 and died 4 March 2008; Buried Family Cemetery, Apache Co AZ; She was the daughter of Sam and Ya Cos Bah Tracey.

DEER SPRINGS — Services for Annie Tracey Shirley, 87, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Navajo Bible Church, Fort Defiance. Pastor R. Dean Baker will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot, Red Willow Springs, Ariz. Shirley died March 4, 2008, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Fluted Rock, into the Sleeping Rock People Clan for the Red Streak People Clan. Shirley was self-taught Navajo traditional woman. She was self employed as a rug weaver, seamstress and rancher. Shirley healed family and livestock with natural herbs and would get involved with assisting the community. In the early 1950s she won first prize on her natural dyes as Navajo rug weaver during the tribal fair. She was recognized for her famous rug weaving which was in a private collection. She loved to cook, herd sheep, tell Navajo stories and sing Navajo songs. Survivors include her sons, Edward Shirley of Klagetoh, Lewis Shirley, Leroy Shirley, both of Deer Springs; daughters, Pauline Holmes of Window Rock, Ella S. Dalton of Fort Defiance, Linda Wilson of Albuquerque; sisters, Maggie T. Begay of Fort Defiance, Mildred Hubbard of Nazlini; 37 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Justin Shirley; sons, Henry Shirley, Edison Shirley; parents, Sam and Ya Cos Bah Tracey. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. The family will receive relatives and friends at Sawmill Chapter House, following services. Silver Creek Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

children:

2(i). Edward Shirley born December 25, 1918; He died at Ganado AZ on December 10, 1989 (source: SSDI); he lived Klagetoh, Apache Co AZ

2(ii). Lewis Shirley; he lived at Deer Springs

2(iii). Leroy Shirley; he lived at Deer Springs

2(iv). Pauline Shirley; She married ____Holmes and lived at Window Rock AZ

2(v). Ella S Shirley; She married ____Dalton and lived at Ft Defiance AZ

2(vi). Linda Shirley; She married ____Wilson and lived at Albuquerque NM

2(vii). Maggie T. Shirley; She married _____Begay and lived at Ft Defiance AZ

2(viii). Mildred Shirley; She married ____Hubbard and lived at Nazlini

2(ix). Henry Shirley born about 1936, age 4 in 1940 census

2(x). Edison Shirley

1(iii). Lynn Shirley born March 15, 1895 died February 27, 1995 (source: SSDI); Lived on the Navajo Reservation, Apache Co AZ in 1920; lived at Chinle Apache Co AZ in 1930; lived later at Navajo McKinley Co New Mexico; named as brother of Mary Shirley in her obit

married Maggie Blackgoat

children:

2(i). Dettee (?Louise) Shirley born about 1921 in AZ, age 9 in 1930

2(ii). Fannie Shirley born about 1926 in AZ, age 4 in 1930

2(iii). Mary Shirley born about 1928 in AZ, age 2 in 1930

2(iv). Alfred Shirley born about 1930 in AZ, age 0 in 1930

2(v). Leo Shirley born about 1931 in AZ, age 9 in 1940

2(vi). Ruby Shirley born about 1934 in AZ, age 6 in 1940

2(vii). Harrison Shirley born about 1936 in AZ, age 4 in 1940

2(viii). Marvin Shirley born about 1940 in AZ, age 0 in 1940

1(iv). Addie Shirley she married ____Curley; Lived Ft Defiance Apache Co AZ; named as sister of Mary Shirley in her obit

1(v). Katherine Shirley she married ____Hardy; Lived Ft Defiance Apache Co AZ; named as sister of Mary Shirley in her obit


Joe Shirley, Sr.

married Stella [Margaret] James; she was born 17 Dec 1917 at Chinle Apache Co AZ; She died 26 Dec 1995 at Albuquerque NM; Buried at Chinle Cemetery, Apache Co AZ

children:

1(i). Zander R Shirley

1(ii). Wibur D Shirley

1(iii). Arthur Felix Shirley born 19 Aug 1940 at Sawmill Apache Co AZ; He died 8 Nov 1975 at Gallup McKinley Co NM; Buried Family Cemetery, McKinley Co NM

1(iv). Ervin G Shirley

1(v). Richard Shirley

1(vi). Joe Shirley, Jr. born on December 4, 1947 in Chinle, Arizona. He was elected President of the Navajo Nation

He is of the Todich'iini clan, born for the Tabaahi clan. His maternal grandfather is Tse'naaginii and his paternal grandfather is Tsenjiikini. Shirley, raised by his grandmother since he was a toddler has called Chinle his home all of his life. He has genuine love for people from all walks of life. He enjoys playing basketball, running and spending time with his family. One of his greatest enjoyments is lecturing on the Navajo way of life for self-development. He is married to Vikkie and they have six children, three daughters and three sons. His wife Vikki is Kiyaa'nni born for the Ma'iidesh giizhnii clan. Her parents are Victor Moses and Gladys Begay of Lukachukai, Arizona.A 1966 graduate of Chinle High School in Chinle, Arizona, Shirley went on to earn his Associates of Art Degree in 1968 from Magic Valley Christian College in Albion, Idaho. His continued pursuit of education found him at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Business. In 1978, Shirley earned a Master of Social Work Degree from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

married Vikkie Begay

1(vii). T[ ] Shirley

1(viii). Nathaniel Shirley born 22 Feb 1952 at Fort Defiance; He died 19 Sep 1998 in Gallup McKinley Co NM; Buried at St Michaels Cemetery, Apache Co AZ (birth date conflicts with brother Harry's)

married Mary Alice ______

1(ix). Leonard Shirley

1(x). Vincent Shirley

1(xi). Harry Shirley born 7 June 1952 in Fort Defiance Apache Co AZ; Hee was killed in an auto accident in California in October 1973

married Margie _______

Navajo Times - 1973 [snippet] Obituary. Harry Shirley Age 21 was born in Fort Defiance, Ariz, on June 7, 1952.....died at the Scene from injuries received in a two vehicle head on collision that occured near Hinkley California. Survivors include his wife Margie (Denetchee) Shirley, one son Romero ; one daughter Triva. His Parents Joe Shirley, Sr. and Mrs.Stella James Shirley. Ten brothers Zander R, Wilbur D, Arthur Felix, Ervin G Shirley, Richard, Joe, T[ ], and Nathaniel, Leonard and Vincent Shirley. Three sisters Mrs Ruthie Kirk, Mrs Mary Jo Gutierrez, and Delvina Mae Shirley

1(xii). Ruthie Shirley she married ____Kirk

1(xiii). Mary Jo Shirley she married _____Gutierrez

1(xiv). Delvina Mae Shirley


Charley Shirley born about 1884, age 46 in Chinle Apache Co AZ 1930 census

married ______

children:

1(i). Heska Yelth Neda Bah (son) born about 1898, age 32 in 1930

1(ii). John (?Billie) Shirley born about 1905, age 25 in 1930

married Louise ______

children:

2(i). Wallace Shirley born 21 February 1929, age 1 in grandfather Charley Shirley's 1930 household, age 11 in parent' 1940 household; He died 22 June 2007; Buried at Ganado Community Cemetery, Apache Co AZ

GANADO — Funeral services for Wallace Shirley, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 at the Presbyterian Church in Ganado. Tom White will officiate. Burial will follow at Ganado Community Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Shirley died June 22, 2007 in Cottonwood. He was born February 21, 1929 in Kinlichee, Ariz. into the Coyote Pass Clan for the Bitterwater Clan. Survivors include his wife, Marie Shirley; sons, Kelvin Shirley of Breadsprings and Ervin Shirley of Gallup; daughters, Lorraine Teller of Gallup, LaVerne Jones of Gallup, Darlene Shirley of Burnside, Ariz., Judy Willetto of Gallup, Lenora Shirley of Klagetoh, and Veronica Miller of Iyanbito; brother, Peter Shirley; sisters, Isabelle, Hazel, and Angela; 30 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by his son, Marvin Shirley; parents, Billy and Louise Shirley; brothers, Wilson, Phillip, and James Shirley; sister, Annie Yazzie. Pallbearers will be Darrell Watchman, Sherwin McCabe, Loren McCray, Kevin Shirley, Fred Shirley, and Patrick Willetto. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Shirley residence. Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


2(ii). Amie Shirley born about 1931, age 9 in 1940 census

2(iii). James Shirley born about 1933, age 7 in 1940 census

2(iv). Isabell Shirley born about 1935, age 5 in 1940 census

2(v). Allen Shirley born about 1937, age 3 in 1940 census

2(vi). Wilson Shirley born about 1940, age 0 in 1940 census

2(vii). Phillip Shirley named in brother Wallace Shirley's obituary

2(viii). Peter Shirley named in brother Wallace Shirley's obituary

2(ix). Hazel Shirley named in brother Wallace Shirley's obituary

2(x). Angela Shirley named in brother Wallace Shirley's obituary

1(iii). Dosh Chene (son) born about 1910, age 20 in 1930

1(iv). Louise Shirley (dau) born about 1910, age 20 in 1930

1(v). Chester Shirley born about 1916, age 14 in 1930

1(vi). Ha Gis Bah (dau) born about 1912, age 18 in 1930

1(vii). Fauine Shirley (dau) born about 1914, age 16 in 1930

1(viii). Ellamae Shirley born about 1918, age 12 in 1930

1(ix). Be Des Bah (dau) born about 1923, age 7 in 1930

 


1930 Apache Co Census

Navajo Reservation

Head John Shirley M 35 Arizona
Wife Cose Bah F 35 Arizona
Son Leo Shirley M 15 Arizona
Son Tolli Kee M 11 Arizona
Son Kee Yazzie M 9 Arizona
Son Kee Shirley M 8 Arizona
Son Sisci Shirley M 5 Arizona
Son Tso Kee M 3 Arizona

Chinle

Head Lin Shirley M 30 Arizona
Wife Maggie Shirley F 29 Arizona
Daughter Dettee Shirley F 9 Arizona
Daughter Fannie Shirley F 4 Arizona
Daughter Mary Shirley F 2 Arizona
Son Alfred Shirley M 0 Arizona

Head Charley Shirley M 46 Arizona
Daughter Ha Gis Bah F 18 Arizona
Daughter Fauine Shirley F 16 Arizona
Son Chester Shirley M 14 Arizona
Daughter Ellamay Shirley F 12 Arizona
Daughter Be Des Bah F 7 Arizona
Son Dosh Chene M 20 Arizona
Daughter Louise Shirley F 20 Arizona
Grandson Wallace Shirley M 1 Arizona
Son Heska Yelth Neda Bah M 32 Arizona
Daughter-in-law Ha Bah F 31 Arizona
Granddaughter Ge Ge Des Bah F 7 Arizona
Granddaughter Na Des Bah F 3 Arizona
Grandson Ya Nel Wood Hoska M 1 Arizona
Son John Shirley M 25 Arizona
Daughter-in-law Ahlu Cha Bah F 35 Arizona

Head Tom Shirley M 46 Arizona
Wife Hos Bah Ah Ne F 47 Arizona
Son Joe Shirley M 20 Arizona
Son Hosteen Tsor Shirley M 8 Arizona
Daughter Glenn Bah Shirley F 5 Arizona
Daughter Tale Bah Shirley F 2 Arizona
Daughter Edith Mary Shirley F 0 Arizona

Head Joe Shirley M 21 Arizona
Wife Des Bah Alka F 19 Arizona

Head Depalu Althaka M 60 Arizona
Lodger Tso Hosteen M 54 Arizona
Granddaughter Chee Aston F 9 Arizona
Granddaughter Sha Ason F 7 Arizona
Lodger Willis Shirley M 30 Arizona

Ft Defiance

Head Arthur Shirley M 46 Arizona
Wife Na Bah Shirley F 40 Arizona
Son Calvin Shirley M 17 Arizona
Son Richard Shirley M 15 Arizona
Daughter Bah Bigee F 11 Arizona
Son Billy Bigee M 8 Arizona
Son Robert Bigee M 6 Arizona
Daughter Al Kee Na Bah Bigee F 4 Arizona
Son Sam J Bigee M 2 Arizona

Head Herbert Seeley M 49 Arizona
Wife Mia Seeley F 45 Arizona
Daughter Mary Seeley F 19 Arizona
Son Kee Tso Seeley M 16 Arizona
Stepdaughter Elona Shirley F 22 Arizona
Stepson Walter Shirley M 19 Arizona
Stepdaughter Tzana Shirley F 17 Arizona
Stepson Kee Shirley M 15 Arizona
Daughter Yi Dee Bah Shirley F 5 Arizona
Son Edward Seeley M 0 Arizona
Grandson Gee Seeley M 4 Arizona

Head Ralph Kee Yazzie M 42 Arizona
Wife Yudez Bah Yazzie F 50 Arizona
Son Lorenzo Yazzie M 17 Arizona
Stepdaughter Tena Bah Shirley F 24 Arizona

Head Sam Shirley M 24 Arizona
Wife Bez Dee Bah F 31 Arizona
Son Tate M 8 Arizona

Head Derek Ivory Shirley M 61 New Mexico
Wife Ya Na Beh Shirley F 54 Arizona
Daughter Esther Shirley F 23 Arizona
Son Juan Shirley M 20 Arizona
Daughter Amelda Shirley F 17 Arizona
Daughter Alice Shirley F 14 Arizona
Grandson Ervin Shirley M 11 Arizona
Grandson Fred Shirley M 8 Arizona
Grandson Alvin Shirley M 5 California

Head Klage Begay Hosteenni M 42 Arizona
Wife Lana Bah Kay F 41 Arizona
Son Sam Shirley M 18 Arizona
Daughter Ann Shirley F 15 Arizona
Son John Shirley M 12 Arizona
Son Kit Carson Shirley M 10 Arizona
Son Walter Shirley M 6 Arizona
Son Harry Shirley M 4 Arizona
Son Leonard Shirley M 1 Arizona
Daughter Yil Ha Bah Shirley F 0 Arizona

Head Perry Shirley M 25 Arizona
Wife Ella Shirley F 24 Arizona
Daughter Mary Shirley F 4 Arizona
Daughter Evangline Shirley F 2 Arizona
Son Tom Shirley M 0 Arizona

Head Jim Shirley M 49 Arizona
Wife Shirley F 24 Arizona
Son Sam Shirley M 26 Arizona
Son Lorenzo Shirley M 9 Arizona
Son Thomas Shirley M 4 Arizona

1920 Apache Co Census

Navajo Reservation

Head Linn Shirley M 23 Arizona
Wife Maggie Blackgoat F 22 Arizona

1910 Apache Co Census

Navajo Reservation

Head Besthaste F 30 Arizona
Daughter Fesbah F 15 Arizona
Daughter Hasbah F 11 Arizona
Son Ashya M 8 Arizona
Daughter Tabeh F 3 Arizona
Grandmother Hastthstobiaya F 75 Arizona
Son Nikia M 35 Arizona
Son Sam Shurly M 7 Arizona

Head Charley Shurly M 30 Arizona
Wife Hathhazbah F 18 Arizona
Daughter Astenito F 5 Arizona
Son Staya Key M 7 Arizona
Head Astenyazza F 32 Arizona
Son Askeyzezza M 6 Arizona
Son Key M 4 Arizona
Head Halstoye M 26 Arizona
Wife Nasteyazza F 32 Arizona
Daughter Adasbah F 10 Arizona
Son Hackyswold M 4 Arizona

Head Walter Shirley M 29 Arizona
Wife Shirley F 22 Arizona
Son Joe Shirley M 3 Arizona
Mother Deal Asten F 59 Arizona
Granddaughter Sto Asten F 26 Arizona

1900 Apache Co Census

Navajo Reservation

Pupil Walter Shirley M 16 Arizona [long list of students in school]


 

Arizona Births (1855 - 1934) and Deaths (1844 - 1959)

Certificate, Name, Birthplace, Birthdate, Death date, Father, Father's birthplace, Mother, Mother's birthplace

Apache County

Death SHIRLEY, #54674, WILSON SHAW Birthplace: KLAGETOH, AZ 1922.__.__ 1941.04.17 DOC BEGAY C-63184 Birthplace: HOUCK, AZ NAZBAH Birthplace: KLAGETHO, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, #70227, KER (blank) Birthplace: NASOLINI, AZ 1922.__.__ 1932.08.11 JOHN SHIRLEY Birthplace: NASOLINI, AZ ASON TOADCHINI Birthplace: NASOLINI, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, (blank) (blank) Birthplace: FT DEFIANCE, AZ Male stillborn 1959.02.04 1959.02.04 TOM SHIRLEY Birthplace: FT DEFIANCE, AZ NELLIE YAZZIE, #59784 Birthplace: HOUCK, AZ

Birth SHIRLEY, (blank) (blank) Female Stillborn 1930.07.10 ____.__.__ JIM SHIRLEY, #50364 DAH NES BAH, #50365

Death SHIRLEY, ALICE (blank) 1924.__.__ 1933.04.16 DENET TSOSIE SHIRLEY Birthplace: S. NAVAJO RES., AZ .

Death SHIRLEY, ALICE (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA 1922.01.09 1956.09.10 CHARLIE SHIRLEY Birthplace: ARIZONA SAL NEZ Birthplace: ARIZONA

Death SHIRLEY, AMELDA (blank) Birthplace: CRYSTAL, NM 1908.07.12 1934.09.24 CHAS. SHIRLEY Birthplace: CRYSTAL, NM ALTH-TAN-NAH-BAH Birthplace: CRYSTAL, NM

Death SHIRLEY, AMY (blank) Birthplace: CROWN POINT, NM 1890.__.__ 1957.12.28 (blank) Birthplace: USA (blank) Birthplace: USA

Death SHIRLEY, ANNIE (blank) Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ 1932.__.__ 1934.06.22 PERRY SHIRLEY, 50155 Birthplace: MOSALINE, AZ ELLA GOODLUCK Birthplace: LUPTON, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, ARTHUR (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA 1884.__.__ 1952.09.07 (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA

Death SHIRLEY, BAH (blank) Birthplace: NAVAJO RES., AZ OR NM 1924.__.__ 1947.09.09 (blank) Birthplace: NAVAJO RES., AZ OR NM (blank) Birthplace: NAVAJO RES., AZ OR NM

Death SHIRLEY, BENJAMIN (blank) Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ 1940.08.19 1941.04.04 CHARLES SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ ROSE CLEVELAND Birthplace: AZ

Death SHIRLEY, C#37675, MARY FRANCES Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, , AZ 1944.03.19 1947.05.16 GUY FRANCIS, C#60724 Birthplace: HOUCK, , AZ NASBAH SHIRLEY, C#59631 Birthplace: HOUCK, , AZ

Death SHIRLEY, C#50146, DENET TSOSIE Birthplace: ARIZONA 1872.__.__ 1952.06.14 (blank) Birthplace: USA (blank) Birthplace: USA

Death SHIRLEY, C#50155, PERRY (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1905.__.__ 1957.08.05 DENET TSOSY SHIRLEY, C#50146 Birthplace: AZ YAHNEBAH SHIRLEY, C#50147Birthplace: AZ

Death SHIRLEY, C#59631, CHARELY (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA 1926.__.__ 1958.02.01 JOHN SHIRLEY, C#59629 Birthplace: ARIZONA ELIZABETH FRANCIS, C#59630 Birthplace: ARIZONA

Death SHIRLEY, CECELIA (blank) Birthplace: SAWMILL, AZ 1947.06.24 1948.05.03 PHILLIP SHIRLEY Birthplace: SAWMILL, AZ RUTH DAMON Birthplace: TOALENE, NM

Death SHIRLEY, CENSUS #54467, DAN (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1925.__.__ 1950.07.04 WILBUR SHIRLEY, C-54464 Birthplace: AZ YEAHTOSBAH, C-54465
Birthplace: AZ

Death SHIRLEY, CENSUS #55697, EFFIE (blank) Birthplace: SAWMILL, AZ 1942.04.06 1943.09.22 JOE SHIRLEY C#50273 Birthplace: SAWMILL, AZ MARGARET JAMES C#70194 Birthplace: CHINLE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, CHEE (blank) Birthplace: S. NAVAJO RES., AZ 1927.__.__ 1932.04.01 BILL DAY Birthplace: ST. MICHAELS, AZ HELEN SHIRLEY Birthplace: FORT DEFIANCE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, DAVID (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA 1954.08.05 1954.08.08 WILSON YAZZIE Birthplace: ARIZONA RUTH MITCHELL Birthplace: ARIZONA

Birth SHIRLEY, DON (blank) TWIN 2 1933.05.26 ____.__.__ HENRY PETE ELEANOR SHIRLEY

Birth SHIRLEY, EDWARD (blank) 1933.08.05 ____.__.__ JUSTIN SHIRLEY MARY SEELEY

Death SHIRLEY, EDWARD LOUIS Birthplace: ARIZONA 1900.__.__ 1922.06.26 DENET SHIRLEY Birthplace: ARIZONA … BAHHE Birthplace: ARIZONA

Death SHIRLEY, EFFIE (blank) Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ 1944.07.01 1945.01.06 JOE SHIRLEY, #50273 Birthplace: CRYSTAL, NM STELLA JAMES, 70195 Birthplace: CHINLE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, ELEANOR (blank) Birthplace: RED LAKE, AZ 1915.07.01 1939.02.26 JIM BLACKGOATBirthplace: RED LAKE, AZ DE BAH Birthplace: RED LAKE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, ELLEN (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1937.07.03 1950.08.28 BILLY SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ LOUISE MCCABE Birthplace: AZ

Birth SHIRLEY, EVANGELINE (blank) 1928.09.02 ____.__.__ PERRY SHIRLEY ELLA SHIRLEY

Death SHIRLEY, GRANT (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1952.07.30 1952.07.30 TSOSIE SHIRLEY Birthplace: FORT DEFIANCE, AZ DESBAH LYNCH Birthplace: WIDE RUINS, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, HENRY (blank) ____.__.__ 1923.09.05 . .

Death SHIRLEY, INFANT INDIAN FEMALE (blank) 1930.07.10 1930.07.10 JIM SHIRLEY, #50364 Birthplace: NAVAJO RESV. DAH NES BAH Birthplace: NAVAJO RESV.

Death SHIRLEY, INFANT MALE (blank) Birthplace: GANADO, AZ 1950.04.06 1950.04.06 RICHARD E. SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ ALICE MARIE LEE Birthplace: AZ

Birth SHIRLEY, JAUNITE (blank) 1924.04.28 ____.__.__ JOHN SHIRLEY (DAGAS) IRENE MC GINN

Death SHIRLEY, JOHN (blank) Birthplace: HOLBROOK, AZ 1902.__.__ 1940.07.17 JOHN SHIRLEY. SR. Birthplace: HOLBROOK, AZ (blank) Birthplace: AZ

Death SHIRLEY, JR., TOM D. Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ 1950.07.17 1950.08.26 TOM D. SHIRLEY Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ VERBETH Birthplace: CHINLE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, JUANITA (blank) Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ 1943.04.14 1943.08.25 JOHNNY GECIA Birthplace: GALLUP, NM JUANITA SHIRLEY , #58059 Birthplace: FT. DEFIANCE, AZ

Birth SHIRLEY, JUNE (blank) 1929.06.08 ____.__.__ MIKE JESUS KA HO BAH SHIRLEY

Death SHIRLEY, LEWIS (blank) Birthplace: LUPTON, AZ 1936.__.__ 1941.05.17 PERRY SHIRLEY Birthplace: NEZLINI, ARIZONA ELLA SHIRLEY Birthplace: LUPTON, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, LINDA LOU Birthplace: AZ 1955.05.23 1955.11.08 WILSON SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ MAGGIE YAZZIE Birthplace: AZ

Birth SHIRLEY, LON (blank) TWIN 1 1933.05.26 ____.__.__ HENRY PETE ELEANOR SHIRLEY

Birth SHIRLEY, MARY GOOD LUCK 1926.09.06 ____.__.__ HOSTEEN SHIRLEY ALTH NA BAH GOOD LUCK

Death SHIRLEY, MEDA (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1950.05.01 1950.10.26 JOE SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ MARGARET JAMES Birthplace: AZ

Death SHIRLEY, MRS. JAMES (blank) 1887.__.__ 1911.08.26 . .

Death SHIRLEY, NAT BEGAY 1890.__.__ 1951.06.24 (blank) Birthplace: USA (blank) Birthplace: USA

Death SHIRLEY, NELSON (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA ____.__.__ 1956.09.01 HASTEEN NALTOHI Birthplace: ARIZONA .

Death SHIRLEY, RENBERT (blank) Birthplace: ARIZONA 1953.07.07 1954.03.03 WALLACE SHIRLEY Birthplace: ARIZONA MARIE JAMES Birthplace: ARIZONA

Birth SHIRLEY, ROY LEWIS 1931.09.07 ____.__.__ HOSTEEN CONH BIYEH KI DI BAH

Death SHIRLEY, RUTH AGNESS Birthplace: DEER SPRINGS, AZ ____.__.__ 1925.09.30 F. L. SHIRLEY Birthplace: SAW MILL, AZ MAGGIE BLACKGOAT Birthplace: RED LAKE, AZ

Death SHIRLEY, THOMAS WILFORD Birthplace: FT DEFIANCE, AZ 1936.12.10 1936.12.10 CHARLES K SHIRLEY Birthplace: SO NAVAJO ROSE CLEVELAND Birthplace: SO NAVAJO

Birth SHIRLEY, TOM (blank) 1929.12.19 ____.__.__ PERRY SHIRLEY ELLA GOODLUCK SHIRLEY

Death SHIRLEY, TSOSIE (blank) Birthplace: AZ 1917.11.02 1957.12.22 DODY SHIRLEY Birthplace: AZ .

Death SHIRLEY, WILBERT (blank) Birthplace: SAWMILL ARIZONA 1947.11.25 1948.09.11 JOE SHIRLEY, C#50273 Birthplace: FORT DEFIANCE AZ MARGARET JAMES, C#70194 Birthplace: CHINLE ARIZONA

Death SHIRLEY, YEDESBAH (blank) Birthplace: OAK SPRINGS, AZ 1881.__.__ 1951.01.14 . .


Sam D Shirley Sr.

Birth: Oct. 5, 1913
Fort Defiance
Apache County
Arizona, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2005
Fort Defiance
Apache County
Arizona, USA

FORT DEFIANCE — Funeral mass for Sam D. Shirley, 91, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament. Father Gilbert Schneider, OFM, will officiate. Burial will be in a private family cemetery in Deer Springs.

A rosary will be recited this evening at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament.

Shirley died Feb. 23 in Fort Defiance. He was born Oct. 5, 1913 in Deer Springs into the Honeycombed Rock People Clan for the One Who Walks Around People Clan.

Shirley was a rancher. He served in WWII as a sergeant in the 158 Infantry Bushmasters regiment in the Asiain Pacific Theater including Guadalcanal, Panama Canal, New Guinea and the Philippines. He was a Purple Heart recipient. Shirley retired from the BIA in 1968 following 30 years of employment as a surveyor with the roads department.

Survivors include his daughters, Kathy Collins of Fort Defiance, Velma Shirley of Window Rock; sister, Ann Shirley of Ganado; brothers, Bernard Shirley of Dallas, Texas, Walter Shurley of Winslow; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie Shirley; father, Nat Begay; mother, Mary Shirley-Begay; son, Sam Shirley, Jr.; brothers, Harry Shirley, John Shirley, Phillip Shirley and sister, Annie Dodge Wauneka.

Pallbearers will be Gabriel Collins, Joseph Collins, Sonny Collins, William Collins III, Corey Manuelito, Josh Manuelito, and Travis Manuelito.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Burial:
Fort Defiance Cemetery
Fort Defiance
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Stella James Shirley

Birth: Dec. 17, 1917
Chinle
Apache County
Arizona, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1995
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

Bitter Wter People Clan for the Black Streak Wood People Clan
She was the mother of Apache County Supervisor and Chinle Council Delegate, Joe Shirley, Jr.


Burial:
Chinle Cemetery
Chinle
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Ann Shirley

Birth: Feb. 27, 1915
Death: Apr. 16, 2009

DEER SPRINGS — Services for Ann Shirley, 94, will be 10 a.m., Monday, April 20, at St. Michaels Mission. The Rev. Gilbert will officiate. Burial will be in family plot, Deer Springs. Visitation will be 9 a.m., one hour prior to services, at St. Michaels Mission. A rosary will be recited 5:30 p.m., Sunday, April 19, at St. Michael Mission.

Shirley died April 16, 2009, in Gallup. She was born Feb. 27, 1915, in Deer Springs, into the Honey Comb People Clan for the One Who Walks Around People Clan.

Shirley went to school up to the 11th grade. She worked as a Home living assistant for over 30 years and retired in 1989 from Wide Ruins Boarding School. Shirley was a rug weaver, girl scout leader, who went camping with the scouts.

She loved being with her family and friends and loved her sheep.

Survivors include her son, Norman Wauneka of Gallup; brother, Bernard Shirley of Dallas, Texas; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by Ned Begay, Mary Begay Shirley; sister, Annie Dodge Wauneka; brothers, Sam Shirley, Johnny Shirley, Phillip Shirley, Harry Shirley, Walter Shirley.

Pallbearers will be Edmund Cohoe Jr., Edwin Cohoe, Ernest Shirley, Doug Lowery, John Gorman, Edison Shirley.

The family received relatives and friends at Sawmill Catholic Church Hall, 6 p.m., Friday, April 17.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements


Burial:
Family Cemetery
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Nasbah Shirley

Birth: Oct. 30, 1906
Navajo
Apache County
Arizona, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1994
Gallup
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA

Red Running into water Clan for the Tower Rock People.
Husband John Shirley

Burial:
Houck Community Cemetery
Houck
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Mary Shirley Begay

Birth: 1885
Death: Jan., 1972


Burial:
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Saint Michaels
Apache County
Arizona, USA

GALLUP - Mary Begay. A rosary for Mary Shirley Begay 81 of Ft Defiance Ariz will be recited 8pm friday at Our Lady of blessed Sarament Cath. Church in Ft Defiance. mass will be held 2pm Saturday at St Michaels Mission St Michaels Ariz with Father Cormac Antram OFM officiating. She will be buried in St Michael's Comm. Cemetery. Mrs Begay is survived by two daughters Dr Annie D Wauneka, Lagetoh, Ariz and Ann Shirley, Deer Springs, Ariz; four sons, Sam D Shirley Ft Defiance Ariz, Johnnie Shirley, Deer Springs Ariz, Walter Shirley, Winslow Ariz, and Bernard Shirley, Dallas TX; two sisters, Addie Curley and Katherine Hardy both of Ft Defiance; two brothers, Justin Shirley, Deer Springs Ariz and Lynn Shirley, Navajo NMex; and 21 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Mrs Begay was born in 1885 at Deer Springs Ariz. Cope Memorial chapel has charge.


Wilmer Joe Shirley Sr

Birth: Nov. 15, 1961
Death: Jul. 13, 2011


Burial:
Gallup City Cemetery
Gallup
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA

TWIN LAKES NM - Services for Wilmer Joe Shirley Sr "Mo" 49 will be at 10am Wed July 20 2011 at Rollie Mortuary. The Rev Nathan Lynch will officiate. Burial will follow int he City cemetery in Gallup. Shirley died 13 July 2011 in Gallup. He was born 15 Nov 1961 in Ft Defiance Ariz into the Red running into the Water People clan for the Bitter Water People Clan. Shirley went to Wingate High School and graduated from Roswell Univ. He served in the US Army and worked at various jobs including Earl's and Sizzler's. Survivors include his son Lambert Shirley of Twin Lakes, Wilmer Shirley of Mariano Lake, Leander, Brandon adn Cory Shirley, all of Grants, daughter Florence Ann King of Durango, mother Stellla M Shirley of Twin Lakes, brothers Arthur Shirley Jr of Twin Lakes, Delbert Shirley of Moriano Lake, sisters Andella Shirle of Twin Lakes, Cynthia Close of Jones Ranch NM; three grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by his father Arthur Shirley Sr, Joe Shirley Sr Margarite Shirley, Theo Kinnel, Colby Shirley. Pallbearers will be the Balhadi'ah Veterans. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Twin Lakes Chapter House following burial. Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


Lorenzo Shirley

Birth: Mar. 23, 1922
Death: Dec. 13, 1977


Burial:
Fort Defiance Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Fort Defiance
Apache County
Arizona, USA

1940 Apache Co AZ Census

Head Jim Shirley M 59 Arizona
Wife Tan Des Bah Shirley F 35 Arizona
Son Lorenzo Shirley M 21 Arizona
Son Tom Shirley M 10 Arizona
Daughter Hana Bah Shirley F 5 Arizona
Son Anslem Shirley M 2 Arizona


Annie Tracy Shirley

Birth: Oct. 19, 1920
Death: Mar. 4, 2008

DEER SPRINGS — Services for Annie Tracey Shirley, 87, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Navajo Bible Church, Fort Defiance. Pastor R. Dean Baker will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot, Red Willow Springs, Ariz.

Shirley died March 4, 2008, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Fluted Rock, into the Sleeping Rock People Clan for the Red Streak People Clan.

Shirley was self-taught Navajo traditional woman. She was self employed as a rug weaver, seamstress and rancher. Shirley healed family and livestock with natural herbs and would get involved with assisting the community. In the early 1950s she won first prize on her natural dyes as Navajo rug weaver during the tribal fair. She was recognized for her famous rug weaving which was in a private collection. She loved to cook, herd sheep, tell Navajo stories and sing Navajo songs.

Survivors include her sons, Edward Shirley of Klagetoh, Lewis Shirley, Leroy Shirley, both of Deer Springs; daughters, Pauline Holmes of Window Rock, Ella S. Dalton of Fort Defiance, Linda Wilson of Albuquerque; sisters, Maggie T. Begay of Fort Defiance, Mildred Hubbard of Nazlini; 37 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Justin Shirley; sons, Henry Shirley, Edison Shirley; parents, Sam and Ya Cos Bah Tracey.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Sawmill Chapter House, following services.

Silver Creek Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Burial:
Family Cemetery
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Bessie Marie Shirley

Birth: Jun. 20, 1934
Death: Aug. 9, 2011

DEER SPRINGS, Ariz. — Funeral services for Bessie Marie Shirley, 77, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at the Family Church Assembly of God in Fort Defiance, Ariz. The Rev. James Bennett will officiate. Burial will be in Deer Springs, Ariz.

Shirley died Aug. 9, 2011, in Sawmill, Ariz. She was born June 20, 1934, in Sawmill into the Bitterwater People Clan for the Red Running into the Water People Clan.

Shirley went to school at Sherman Institute in Riverside Calif. She worked with ONEO and retired from the Navajo Nation Headstart. Shirley enjoyed sewing, cooking and taking care of live stock. She loved being around her grandchildren and being involved with her church activities.
Survivors include her sons Harold Shirley of Flagstaff, Ariz., Paterson Shirley of Gallup; Peter Shirley of Yakima, Wash., Peterson Shirley of Farmington; Percy Shirley of Deer Springs; and Patrick Shirley of Deer Springs; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Paul Shirley Sr.; daughters Paula Shirley Nakai and Lauria Mae Joe; and her son Paul Shirley Jr.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Shirley, Joshua Shirley, Freeland Shirley, Lydell Max, Ryan Joe, and CJ Joe.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Sawmill Catholic Church Hall.



Burial:
Family Cemetery
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Alice Marie Shirley

Birth: Dec. 24, 1928
Death: Apr. 20, 2000

GANADO, Ariz. — Services for Alice Marie Shirley, 71, will be held at 10 a.m., today April 24 at the Presbyterian Church in Ganado, Ariz. The Rev. Paul Stone will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kinlichee Community Cemetery in Kinlichee, Ariz.

Shirley died April 20 in Albuquerque. She was born Dec. 24, 1928 in Kinlichee, Ariz. into the Black Streak Forest People Clan for the Deer Springs People Clan.

Shirley attended the Ganado Mission and Wingate schools. Her hobbies included cooking, sewing, andwatching John Wayne movies and wrestling.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Shirley Sr. of Kinlichee, Ariz.; sons, Vincent Shirley Sr. of Ganado, Ariz., Luther Shirley of Greasewood Springs, Ariz., Richard Shirley Jr. of Kinlichee, Ariz. and Alex Shirley of Sparks, Nev.; daughters, Marjorie James of Gamerco, Earlene Shirley of Kinlichee, Ariz., Verna Barber of Gallup and Carolyn Smith of Sawmill, Ariz.; brothers, Albert Lee of Kinlichee, Ariz. and Walter Lee of Sanders, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lee.

Pallbearers will be Richard Shirley Jr., Reginald Shirley, Vincent Shirley Jr., Darren Shirley, Dan Smith III and Bryan Smith.

Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


Burial:
Kinlichee Cemetery
Kinlichee
Apache County
Arizona, USA


Henry Nelson Shirley

Birth: Jul. 15, 1934
Death: Apr. 27, 2002

GANADO, Ariz. — Services for Henry Shirley, 67, were held at 11 a.m., today at Ganado Prebyterian Church. Rev. Paul R. Stone officiated. Burial followed at Ganado Community Cemetery.

Shirley died April 27 in Gallup. He was born July 15, 1934 in Ganado into the Water's Edge People Clan for the Red Running into the Water People Clan.

Shirley worked for the Navajo Forest Products Industry as a logger and was a rancher. His hobbies included caring for his livestock.

Survivors include his sons, Ben Shirley of Tempe, Ariz. and Stanley Shirley of Ganado; daughters, Wanda A. Begay, Rosina J. Tsosie and Caroline Y. Gorman of Ganado; sisters, Alice Shirley, Nellie Brown, Annie Shirley Peshlakai and Pauline Shirley of Cool Field; brothers, Wilson Shirley and Leonard Shirley of Cool Field and Ervin Shirley of Nazlini and 14 grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by his wife, Nora A. Shirley and parents, Nelson and Yilhasbah Shirley.

Pallbearers will be Raymond L. Shorty, Jeremy F. Bia, Rayme Begay, Stanley Shirley, Albert Tsosie and Ben Shirley.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements

Burial:
Ganado Community Cemetery
Ganado
Apache County
Arizona, USA

1940 Apache Co Census

Head Nelson Shirley M 30 Arizona
Wife Nelson Shirley F 28 Arizona
Daughter Alice Shirley F 14 Arizona
Daughter Nellie Shirley F 11 Arizona
Son Wilson Shirley M 8 Arizona
Son Henry Shirley M 5 Arizona
Son Leonard Shirley M 2 Arizona


Wallace Shirley

Birth: Feb. 21, 1929
Death: Jun. 22, 2007

GANADO — Funeral services for Wallace Shirley, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 at the Presbyterian Church in Ganado. Tom White will officiate. Burial will follow at Ganado Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

Shirley died June 22, 2007 in Cottonwood. He was born February 21, 1929 in Kinlichee, Ariz. into the Coyote Pass Clan for the Bitterwater Clan.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Shirley; sons, Kelvin Shirley of Breadsprings and Ervin Shirley of Gallup; daughters, Lorraine Teller of Gallup, LaVerne Jones of Gallup, Darlene Shirley of Burnside, Ariz., Judy Willetto of Gallup, Lenora Shirley of Klagetoh, and Veronica Miller of Iyanbito; brother, Peter Shirley; sisters, Isabelle, Hazel, and Angela; 30 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by his son, Marvin Shirley; parents, Billy and Louise Shirley; brothers, Wilson, Phillip, and James Shirley; sister, Annie Yazzie.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Watchman, Sherwin McCabe, Loren McCray, Kevin Shirley, Fred Shirley, and Patrick Willetto.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Shirley residence.

Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


Burial:
Ganado Community Cemetery
Ganado
Apache County
Arizona, USA

1940 Apache Co Census

Head Billie Shirlie M 35 Arizona
Wife Louise Shirlie F 30 Arizona
Son Walace Shirlie M 11 Arizona
Daughter Amie Shirlie F 9 Arizona
Son James Shirlie M 7 Arizona
Daughter Izabel Shirlie F 5 Arizona
Son Allen Shirlie M 3 Arizona
Son Wilson Shirlie M 0 Arizona

 


Navajo Times - 1973 [snippet] Obituary. Harry Shirley Age 21 was born in Fort Defiance, Ariz, on June 7, 1952.....died at the Scene from injuries received in a two vehicle head on collision that occured near Hinkley California. Survivors include his wife Margie (Denetchee) Shirley, one son Romero ; one daughter Triva. His Parents Joe Shirley, Sr. and Mrs.Stella James Shirley. Ten brothers Zander R, Wilbur D, Arthur Felix, Ervin G Shirley, Richard, Joe, T[ ], and Nathaniel, Leonard and Vincent Shirley. Three sisters Mrs Ruthie Kirk, Mrs Mary Jo Gutierrez, and Delvina Mae Shirley


Timothy "Speedy" Shirley

Birth: Dec. 24, 1942
Death: May 21, 2011

CHINLE — Funeral services for Timothy "Speedy" Shirley, 68, will be 10 a.m., Thursday, May 26, at Fatima Church, Chinle. Burial will be in Chinle Community Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m., at Fatima Church, Chinle.

Shirley died May 21, 2011, in Flagstaff. He was born Dec. 24, 1942, in Chinle.

Shirley graduated from Chinle High School. He worked with the Navajo Nation Waterworks for 27 years, worked with Justin Tso's Horse Rental for 25 years as a tour guide and recieved guide of the year in 1993 and was recognized in the March 1999 edition of Western Horseman. His hobbies included horses and tour guides.

Survivors include his wife, Wilhemina Begay Shirley of Chinle; sons, Derek Q. Shirley, Garrick Shirley, both of Chinle; brothers, Alfred Shirley of Chinle, Frankie Shirley of Lukachukai; sisters, Lynn Cody of Dilcon, Evonne Shirley of Chinle, Lena Shirley of Chinle, Alta Mitchell of Sun Dance, MIldred Kee of Chinle; one grandchild.

Shirley was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Yazzie, Leo Shirley; sister, Marie A. Lee; grandparents, Frank Mitchell, Rose Mitchell, John and Jennie Shirley.

Pallbearers will be Benson Kee, Augustine Sandoval, Ronald Sandoval, Sunny Cody, Floyd Baldwin, Jerry Mitchell, Hadley Tsosie.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Sunnyside #37, 6 p.m., May 23-25.

Silver Creek Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



Burial:
Chinle Cemetery
Chinle
Apache County
Arizona, USA

1940 McKinley Co NM census

Head John Shirley M 32 New Mexico
Wife Jenent Shirley F 26 New Mexico
Daughter Helen Shirley F 10 New Mexico
Daughter Alice Shirley F 6 New Mexico
Daughter Evlyn Shirley F 5 New Mexico
Daughter Yetae Boh Shirley F 1 New Mexico


Marie A (Shirley) Lee

Birth: 1948
Death: Apr., 2010

CHINLE — Funeral services for Marie A. Lee, 62, will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Chinle. The Rev. Blane O'Grien will officiate. Burial will be in Chinle Community Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m., April 27, at Our Lady of Fatima Church.

Lee was a nursing assistant and worked for the Navajo Nation with the EMT and TEC Technician. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts, tending to her live stock. She received the employee of the year award for field working T.B. Tech.

Survivors include her husband, Ben C. Lee Sr.; sons, Calvin T. Begay, Victor T. Begay, Ben C. Lee Jr.; daughters, Janice T. Begay, Jancita A. Johnson, Lucinda L. Sam; brothers, Alfred Shirley, Timothy Shirley, Frankie Shirley; sisters, Lynn S. Cody, Yvonne Shirley, Lena Shirley, Alta Mitchell, Mildred Kee; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Lee was preceded in death by her son, Nathaniel C. Lee; parents, Leo Shirley, Ruth M. Yazzie.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Begay, John A. Begay Sr., John Begay Jr., Jerry Mitchell Sr., Ronnie Sandoval, Dino Sandoval, Floyd Baldwin.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Lee residence, following services.

Silver Creek Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



Burial:
Chinle Cemetery
Chinle
Apache County
Arizona, USA

 


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