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Shirley Rae Jean Dorrough

October 28, 1935 — April 1, 2020

Shirley Rae Jean Dorrough


Shirley Rae Jean Dorrough, age 84, of Bland, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center with her family at her bedside.

Shirley was born October 28, 1935 in Bland, MO a daughter to the late John and Mayme (Love) Durbin.

On December 5, 1953 Shirley was united in marriage to the Gerald Dean Dorrough in Bland, Mo. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church in Bland.

Shirley, known to most as Rea Jean, was a beautician for most of her life and owned her own beauty shop.

Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Mayme Durbin; husband Gerald: one daughter Debbie; two sisters, Bernice Bishop and Margie Daniels; and four brothers, Chester, Bobby, Kenny, and Edward Durbin.

She is survived by: two sons, David and wife Kathy of Raymore, Mo and Rick and wife Pam of Owensville, Mo; one daughter, Connie Dorrough of Bland, Mo; one brother, Larry Durbin and wife Mary of Bland, Mo; one sister, Carlin Wildhabner of Leslie, Mo; seven grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren as well as many extended family members and friends.

Private services will be held at a later date.

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