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Agnes Annie Shockley

October 4, 2000

Agnes Annie Shockley

Services for Agnes Annie Shockley, 92, Lawrence, were Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral home in Lawrence. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.

Mrs. Shockley died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 19, 1908, in Seneca, the daughter of Frank and Agnes (McAlpine) Nowak.

She attended Lawrence Business College and graduated in 1963 from the University of Kansas with a degree in education. She began her teaching career in one-room schoolhouses and was a teacher and principal in many area schools for 36 years. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa sorority and the First Presbyterian Church of Lawrence.

She married Everett Martin Shockley on June 13, 1933. He died Sept. 10, 1958.

Survivors include a son, Johnson Shockley, Lawrence; three daughters, Lou Holyfield, Houston, Jackie Powers, Eudora, and Shirley Bennett, Lawrence; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Douglas County Visiting Nurses or Douglas County Senior Services Senior Meals, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, 66044.

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