Shirley Ann Rigdon
June 28, 1937 – June 23, 2020
Shirley Rigdon was born June 28th, 1937 in Guthrie, OK to E.V. and Evelyn (Craig) Gummow. She married Romaine D. Rigdon on August 27th, 1954. They spent their life in the Crescent area farming and in the auction business as partners in the Rigdon Bros Real Estate & Auction Service.
Shirley was active in the church in her youth and as an adult. She loved animals, often talking about the white cats she had as a child, as well as the many farm cats and dogs she loved throughout her life. Shirley was quiet and kind, with a playful sense of humor. She was an excellent cook; her pies and holiday salads will be greatly missed at family gatherings. Shirley also enjoyed gardening, reading, and traveling.
Shirley, age 82 passed away on June 23rd, 2020 after a short period of declining health. She was preceded in death by her husband, Romaine. Survivors include her brother, James, (Pete) R. Gummow of Iberia, Missouri, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Monday, June 29, 2020