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Shirley Lynn Buck
February 11, 1937  -  August 12, 2017


Memorial services will be held at,10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 18 at First Baptist Church for Shirley Lynn Doss Buck. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Shirley was born February 11, 1937, to Leatrice and Mancel Doss in Pampa, Texas. She joined her Lord in heaven on August 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family as she told them each goodbye.

Shirley married Freddie Starkey in 1954 and they had two children together. She later married Clarence Sperling in 1969. He preceded her in death on May 16, 2007. On February 14, 2009 she married Charles Buck. Shirley loved helping others. She worked at the Artesia General Hospital as a medical technician for many years. She later earned a license as a LPN and worked at the Pecos Valley Lodge in Roswell. After hard work and dedication to the nursing profession, she became the Director of Nurses at the Good Samaritan Home in Artesia. Shirley had a great love for antiques, traveling, dancing and animals.

Shirley is survived by her husband Charles Buck; beloved daughter and son-in-law Shawn and Randy Kinnibrugh; and precious son Todd Starkey; and seven step-children Lisa Keavenly, Kyle Sperling, Mark Sperling, Joel Buck, Kathy Lynn Harper and Jolynn Green. She was "Mimaw" to her grandchildren Chris Pearson, Amber Glass, Cole Kinnibrugh, Colton Starkey and Trevor Starkey; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Sherry. Shirley will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor, quick wit and determination to succeed at anything she put her mind to.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paws and Claws or St. Jude's Hospital.

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