The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

August 6, 2013

Shirley Elizabeth Leslie

Published 8-7-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — The memorial service for Shirley Elizabeth Leslie, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013, at the First Christian Church in Cherokee. Her grandson, Pastor Kenny Hicks, will officiate. Burial will be at a later date under the direction of Goodwin Funeral Home of Cherokee.

Shirley was born November 17, 1921, in Perryton, Texas, the daughter of Marvin and Elizabeth Graham Hedgpeth, and passed away, surrounded by her loved ones, at St Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas.

She and Howard Leslie were married January 17, 1942.  He preceded her in death January 12, 1992.

Shirley spent 65 years as a beautician at Shirley’s Beauty Shop in Cherokee, retiring in 2003.

She is survived by her daughter, Ronda Shepard and her husband Gary; two sons, Robert Leslie and Marvin Leslie and his wife Janet; four granddaughters, eight great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; two sisters, Billie Figgs and June Hedgpeth; nieces, nephew and friends and especially her caregiver, Aleca Wangelin.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be given to either the Cherokee First Christian Church or Harry Hynes Hospice through Goodwin Funeral Home.

(Submitted by family)