Shirley was born Apr. 21, 1937, in Lester, WV, the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Elvie Snuffer Bogle.
She was a member of the White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. She had served as a secretary at the Bank of White Sulphur Springs. Shirley was a huge part of the White Sulphur Springs Women’s Club. She was instrumental and very involved with the start of and continuation of the Dandelion Festival.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Samuel E. Linkous, Jr. and brother, Charles Bogle.
Shirley leaves behind Sam Linkous; her daughters, Linda Marie Linkous of Caldwell, Melissa Linkous McCutcheon and husband Jim of Lewisburg; son, Mark Joseph Linkous and wife Crystal of White Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Nick Vance, Nicole Vance, Ryan Vance, Brittany Helvey (Mike), Andi Linkous, Malachi McCutcheon (Abby), Jacob McCutcheon, Noah McCutcheon, Christian Nahouse (Tori) and Addie Linkous; 16 great-grandchildren and one on the way; sisters, Frances Brewer of Lewisburg and Callie Patton (David) of Harper, WV; son-in-law, Lucky Vance; daughter-in-law, Karen Linkous Brothers; brother-in-law, Bobby Linkous; sister-in-law, Bonnie Bogle; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Shirley will be held Sunday, June 27, at 3 p.m. at the White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Gilliam and Pastor Lewis Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive their family and friends from 2 until 3 p.m. at the church.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs is in charge of arrangements.
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