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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Wednesday July 8th, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Metamora
Wednesday July 8th, 2020

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Shirley Virginia Gallup-Arnold

Shirley Virginia Gallup-Arnold, age 99, of Lyons, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Lakes of Sylvania.  Shirley was born January 4, 1921 in Morenci, Michigan to Ray and Robena (Carpenter) Gallup.  Shirley was a 1939 graduate of Morenci High School.  On May 1, 1941, she married Charles Arnold, Jr.. Shirley was a stay at home mother, raising their three daughters. Shirley was a member of the Lyons Christian Church. 

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Sibyl Felbaum, Pamela Gabana and Rebecca (Gary) Wolf; grandchildren, Christa (Ken) Duetsch, Trina (Dan) Lamb, Kellie (Ed) Elizando, Kim (Walt) Boyes, Karla Wilson and Jodi (Talal) Attar; great-grandchildren, Kendra (Travis), Kenny, Kara, Kailey, Kole, Justin (Mona), Kassandra (Corey), Stephanie, Wesley, Ashton and Lleyton; great-great grandchildren; her brother, Richard (Maag) Gallup and her sister, Juanita LeFevre.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles; son-in-law, George Felbaum; brother Howard Gallup and sisters-in-law, Mary Lou and Donna.

Visitation will be held at Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. A graveside service is to follow at Lyons Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Lyons Volunteer Fire Department or Lyons Christian Church.

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From Wilford Salsberry...I had no idea your mother was still living. So sorry for your loss but know God has some good things in store for her. My mother , Florance is still living next to me in a mobile home. She also turned 99 in March of this year. Dad has been gone 24 years now. She often asks why she is still living and I find it hard to give her a answer. My wife (Judy Gage) lost her mother a year ago. Hard on Judy as she was a only child. Her dad passed in 2002. God be with us all as we go through this thing called life..........

Wilfor and Judy Salsberry Jul 10 2020 12:00 AM

May God Bless your mother. Rebecca and I were just talking about going to your house for 4H. Your mother was so patient. Mother kept wondering why she was still living too. But we just kept reassuring her that God wasn't quite ready for her and she was still bringing us all joy when we were with her. It's very difficult at that age when one can't do any of the things that they used to do and enjoy. May God be with you and Judy as well. It's tough emotionally for sure.

Pam Arnold Gabana Jul 10 2020 12:00 AM

What an amazing woman! May her family have peace and comfort at the time.

Randy Burgermeister family Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Dale and I dearly loved Shirley, it was such a joy having her live across the street from us, Dale enjoyed doing the yard work and such while he was able, I loved it when we worked at the Fair Gates together, we had a lot of fun and laughs. I am so glad that since I had to go for rehab last fall, I went to Lakes of Sylvania, we visited there and had our meals at the same time, so sorry she is gone now, but she sure earned her wings, God bless you girls each one.

Ruth Hallett Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM