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Shirley Jean Abercrombie


Shirley Jean Abercrombie, known as a gentle spirit, passed away, in Purcell, Oklahoma on April 29, 2020.

Born October 23, 1949 in Walters, Oklahoma, Shirley enlisted in the Navy during the Vietnam war, where she served as a meteorologist while being stationed in Hawaii. After her enlistment, she attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.

Shirley’s civilian career involved working for Unisys Corporation, The Oklahoma State Superintendent’s office of the Department of Education and she went on to retire from the Oklahoma State Department of Health where she worked for the Sooner Care Program.

Shirley’s life journey was one of spiritual enlightenment, practicing meditation arts, meeting with Tibetan monks annually and having once met the Dalai Lama. Shirley was a certified Reiki Master in Energy Healing and will be missed by all who were blessed by her desire and efforts to be a healer.

She is survived by her son, Thomas; sister, Mary and brother, George.

Arrangements were by handled by the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.

Online condolences may be made at wilsonlittle.com.