OBITUARY

Shirley V. Amidon

July 4, 1935January 25, 2013

Shirley V. (Zeno) Amidon, 77, of Putney, VT passed away on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She was born in Starksboro, VT on July 4, 1935, the daughter of the late George and Mabel Lizzie (Zeno) Thirsher.

Shirley has been a Putney resident for 43 years, previously residing in Spofford, NH. She was employed at Book Press in Brattleboro for thirteen years, and then worked independently as a housekeeper. She enjoyed horseback riding, cooking, snowmobiling, boating, riding motorcycles and tending to her vegetable garden. Shirley took great pride in her home and enjoyed maintaining it. Her greatest enjoyment in life was her family. She loved spending time with them, and never missed a family get together.

Shirley is predeceased by her husband, Francis L. Amidon in 2011; two sons, Randy and Ricky Davis; their father, Kenneth Davis; a brother, Richard Thirsher, and two sisters, Iona Moody and Beverly Thomas, and two step children, Dennis Amidon and Donna (Amidon) Broxson.

She is survived by a son, David Davis and his girlfriend Debbie Goldman of Putney; a sister, Georgia Boyd of Westminster, VT; a brother, Edward Thirsher of Vernon, VT; three grandchildren, Randy Davis and his wife Jessie, Tara Davis, and Laura Davis all of Bennington, VT; as well as many step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11am at The West Brattleboro Baptist Church, 971 Western Ave., W. Brattleboro, VT 05301. Burial will follow at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery in W. Brattleboro. Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home, 57 High St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley’s name to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P. O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309, or a charity of your choice.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, February 1, 2013
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February 3, 2013

Our condolences to the family,
Ron & Robin Lawrence

Mona Jones

February 3, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to Davey and his family at the passing of this sweet and wonderful women.

Pastor Joe & Tina Coleman

January 31, 2013

We loved Shirley, as she was a dear sweet lady. She is now safely in the arms of Jesus her Savior. May the God of all comfort be with Dave and the rest of her family.

Leo & Mary Laitres

January 31, 2013

To Dave and Family,
Leo and I were sad to read of the passing of your dear mother. She was such a wonderful person. We had some wonderful times together while attending Calvary Chapel. We know she is now in her heavenly home. We pray for strength and faith in our Lord. God Bless you all,
Love,
Leo & Mary Laitres

January 31, 2013

To Dave and Family,
Leo and I were sad to read of the passing of your dear mother. She was such a wonderful person. We had some wonderful times together while attending Calvary Chapel. We know she is now in her heavenly home. We pray for strength and faith in our Lord. God Bless you all,
Love,
Leo & Mary Laitres

Karen Towle

January 31, 2013

My condolences to the family. Shirley was a wonderful woman and will be sadly missed.

faye bishop

January 30, 2013

our prayers and thoughts are with all the family. shirley will be missed .god bless midge"nurmi"bishop and my brother ted nurmi

January 30, 2013

Our thoughts, love and prayers to the family. Shirley's smiling face will be missed in our church family. May God comfort each of you in His own way.

FROM THE FAMILY