She was born to Roy and Ola McGowan on Oct. 26, 1951, in Hebrew Springs, Arkansas.
Shirley grew up and attended school in Arkansas. She moved to Wyoming with her husband David. Shirley and David were married on Aug. 23, 1981. Later in life she lost her sight. She loved her dogs and getting to go on car rides in her red convertible and feeling the sun and wind in her hair. She was a very loving mother and grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Shirley is survived by her husband and her children, Cindy (Gary) Henson of Indiana, Stephanie Williamson (Tony Jones) of Indiana, and Shane Williamson (Reba Zaske) of Gillette; brother Reno McGowan; sister Dorothy McGowan; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Private services are pending.