Shirley M. Albertson VanVorst, age 68, of Monett, Mo., died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center in Monett, Mo.
She was born in Franklin County, Mo., on January 1, 1941, the daughter of Pete and May (Martin) Albertson. Mrs. VanVorst was a Baptist, and was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wayne Moeller, and then married Richard VanVorst on May 8, 1998, and he survives.
She is also survived by three daughters, Terry Darnell, of Purdy, Mo., Debbie Bair, of Springfield, Mo., and Tammy Hewitt, of Rogers, Ark.; one son, Robert Moeller, of Wentworth, Mo.; one sister, Norma Fryer, of Gerald, Mo.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City, Mo. Graveside services will be held at the Muncie Cemetery near Wheaton at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009. Arnold Ray Evans officiating.