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Shirley S. Saunders, 82

Nov 17, 2019

Shirley Saunders

Owensboro, Kentucky Shirley Spainhoward Saunders, age 82, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at the Owensboro Center. She was born in Evansville, Indiana on Aug. 6, 1937 to the late Jesse and Velma Isbell Veazy. Shirley was retired from Miles Farm Supply where she was employed as the secretary office manager. She was a member of Fairmont Baptist Church. Shirley enjoyed shopping, camping, fishing, going to yard sales, and watching the Hallmark channel.

Along with her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Spainhoward; her brother, Donald Isbell, and two grandchildren, Caitlin Sikes and Christopher Spainhoward.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 13 years, Dale Saunders; her children, Gary Spainhoward, Lori (Armando) Spainhoward Mendoza, both of Owensboro, Kentucky, Kim (Roger) Spainhoward Sikes, of Utica, Mischelle Spainhoward McDaniel, of Florida; her four step-children, Vicky Goshorn, Wesley Saunders, Beverly Billings, and Timothy Saunders; her grandchildren, Ashley Sikes, Marisa Visnofsky, Brad Sikes, Maria Rios-Mendoza, Celena Crabtree; two great-grandchildren, Hayden and Asher Visnofsky, and her beloved dog, Molly.

Services were Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, Owensboro, Kentucky, Reverend Mitch Donahue officiated. Entombment followed at Rosehill Cemetery.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Saunders. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Shirley Spainhoward Saunders at www.haleymcginnis.com.