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Shirley Ann Alexander

April 18, 1939 — December 3, 2022

Obituary For Shirley Ann Alexander

Shirley Ann Alexander, 83, of Sedalia, MO, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. She was born on April 18, 1939, in LaMonte, MO, the daughter of Theodore Logan Pohl and Rena Ethel (Rhoads) Pohl, who preceded her in death.

On February 28, 1959, in Miami, OK, she was united in marriage to Bennie Pummill, who preceded her in death on May 25, 2009. In November of 1986 in Las Vegas, NV, she was united in marriage to Roy L. Alexander, who preceded her in death on April 15, 2007.

Shirley attended both LaMonte and Sedalia schools, graduating from Smith-Cotton High School in 1957. She was a member of the Bothwell Women's Auxillary, Beta Sigma Phi Chapter, and the Show Me Sound Chorus. She was involved in the Sedalia Realtor Association, and the Sedalia Landlords Association. She was a past member of the Epworth United Methodist Church and, most recently, a member of the First United Methodist Church Celebration Center. She worked at Western Union in Kansas City after graduating. She was a typesetter for the Sedalia Democrat. Then later, she became a realtor, owning her own real estate company. She owned and operated Landmann Title. She also worked at Chicago Title in Kansas City before returning to Sedalia to again sell real estate. Her hobbies include gardening, singing, and reading.

Shirley is survived by four daughters, Lisa Moon (Pat) and Dena McFarland (Bill), both of Sedalia, Robyn Pummill and Rebecca Pummill, both of Columbia; a step daughter, Kim Wells (Tim); two step sons, Chuck and Chris Alexander all of Sedalia; 16 grandchildren, Lindsey Moon, Nick Moon, Erin Moon, Wendy McGinnis, Mitch McGinnis, Bailey Smith, Katy Chevalier, Jack Parkhurst, Madelyn Parkhurst, Morgan Meyers, Chris Wolf, Leigha Wolf, Glen Wells, Jacob Alexander, Austin Alexander, and Caitlin Grose; 21 great-grandchildren, and one sister, Ruth Filby of Overland Park, KS.

Besides her parents and husbands, Shirley is also preceded in death by four sisters, Jean Whitlow, Kay Gorden, Virginia Pohl, and Evelyn Pohl; two brothers, Ted Pohl and Harold Pohl.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the First United Methodist Church Celebration Center, Sedalia, with Pastor Candace Fowler officiating.

Burial will be at a later date in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Show-Me Sound Chorus, in the care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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