Shirley Nell Guinn Yandell
Shirley Nell Guinn Yandell, 78, passed from this life Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 in Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 2, at 11 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Shirley was born in Munday on May 24, 1938 to the late Louis Cecil "Louie" Guinn Sr. and Bessie (Shaw) Guinn. She graduated from Munday High School and was a majorette for the Munday Moguls. She was a beauty queen, in many beauty contests. She even was asked to take a screen test in New York City, but she turned the offer down.
She married Don Ervin Yandell on June 16, 1956. They moved to Graham where she went to work for Hexcel and she retired there when the plant closed after 25 years. She was in the Graham Hospital Auxiliary, the Garden Club and a member of Eastside Church of Christ.
She loved the Lord and every person in her big family, including her dogs, Missy, Laci and Suzie.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Newkurt, Virginia Bess Jackson and Donie Loffler, and brothers, L.C. Guinn Jr. and Wilkie Guinn.
Survivors include her husband, Don Ervin Yandell of Wichita Falls; daughter, Kim Hupp and husband, Don of Wichita Falls; granddaughter, Kayla Hupp of Wichita Falls; brothers, Alfred Guinn of Wichita Falls and Jerry Guinn of Knox City; and sister, Patsy Todd and husband, Lamar of Canyon City, Colorado.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association of North Texas or Hospice of Wichita Falls.