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Shirley Loree Mitchell
March 17, 1942 ~ September 20, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Shirley Loree Mitchell, 81, of Kingman, KS, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. with a service following at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at Kingman Christian Church, Kingman, KS. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont, KS. Shirley was born in Harper, KS on March 17, 1942, to the late Ruby Mae (Osborn) and Alvin Blumanhourst. She graduated from Kingman High School in 1960 and Wichita Business College in 1961. She was a para for USD 331 and was later the children's librarian at the Kingman Public Library for many years. Shirley was a longtime member of Kingman Christian Church and taught Sunday School there for many years. She had also been a 4-H leader. Shirley enjoyed crafting, especially cross stitching and made Christmas ornaments for her grandchildren every year. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandma, and great grandma. On April 14, 1962 she married Dennis Wayne Mitchell at the Kingman Methodist Church and he survives her. She is also survived by: son, Greg Mitchell and wife Cathy of Wichita, KS; daughters, Lisa Parsons and husband Mark of Ellsworth, KS, Cherie Headley and husband Clint of Augusta, KS, and Carla Nida and husband Troy of Cheney, KS; grandchildren, Victoria Mitchell and partner Shea Zuckerman, Nicole Gorton and husband Jeremy, Colleen DePriest and husband Cole, Ryan Parsons and wife Tiffany, Josh Parsons and partner Kate Holland, Ben Parsons, Sydni Schenck and husband Taylor, Lucas Headley and wife Jojo, Kailee Treto and husband Stephen, Alvin Casper, Matthew Casper, and Addie Nida; great grandchildren, Jaylynn, John, and Jacob Gorton, Callum DePriest, Callen, Beckett, Mattix, and Asher Parsons, Beau Parsons, Charlotte, Emmett, and Milo Schenck, Jace Headley, Killian Treto, and one more on the way. She was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Blumanhourst; and sister, Carol Blumanhourst. Memorial donations to Kingman Christian Church 501 N Main St. Kingman, KS 67068.