Shirley Margaret Stephenson was born August 22, 1946 in Tulsa the daughter of Roma Otho and Hazel Louise (Anderson) Hancock. She passed from this life on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Tulsa at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 9 days.
Shirley attended Webster High School growing up and was a retired Paraprofessional for Tulsa Public Schools. She enjoyed camping at the lake, gardening and taking care of her lawn, interior decorating, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and watching them play sports. Shirley was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Phillip Stephenson of Berryhill; daughter, Sherri Cowles and husband, Jeff of Tulsa; son, P.J. Stephenson and wife, Renae’ of Berryhill; sisters, Wanda Willhite and husband, Billy of Broken Arrow and Linda Wolf of Tulsa; brothers, Bobby Hancock, Jerry Hancock and Leon Hancock all of Tulsa; grandchildren, Danielle, Whitney, Kindall, Trey, Skyler, Cheyenne and Brittney; 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both of her parents and a brother, Ray Hancock.
Viewing for Shirley is scheduled for 8am-8pm on Friday, August 3rd, 9am-8pm on Saturday, August 4th and 1pm-5pm on Sunday, August 5th.
A funeral service celebrating Shirley’s life will be held 10am, Monday, August 6, 2018 in the Chapel at Memorial Park Cemetery. A graveside committal service will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home and an online guestbook is available by visiting www.heathgriffithfuneralhome.com.
I have just now seen the notice of you and Leon I am so so sorry we are family and we should have been closer
Sharon BrowningCushing Oklahoma, OK
So very sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers going out for the whole family
Sheila HudsonTulsa, OK