Obituaries

Shirley Vroom

January 9, 1940 - August 10, 2018

Service Date: August 14, 2018

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson

Shirley (Suz) Ann Vroom, 78, of Lawson, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018, in Liberty, MO.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 12-1:30p at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson, 412 N Raum St, Lawson, MO. The funeral will follow at 1:30. Burial will be in Converse Cemetery, Lathrop, MO.

Shirley was born January 9, 1940, in Webster City, IA. She is the daughter of the late Melvin “Jack” and the late Willma “Jane” (Dingman) Graham. She married William O Vroom on October 17, 1965 at Ridgeway, Missouri, with whom she had three children.

Shirley was one of twelve children and acted as a mother of sorts for her younger siblings. This was good training for when she became the neighborhood “mom”, taking in all her children’s friends.

She is survived by one daughter: Karessa (Robert) McCallister, and two sons: William D (Carol) Vroom of Gower, MO and Roger Vroom and Jennifer Turner of Lathrop, MO; eight grandchildren: Cody, Jessica, Virginia, Caty, William R, Cherri, Anna, and Earnestine; five great-grandchildren: Collyn, Libby, Cory, Trenton, Ryu, and Zach; one sister: Linda; five brothers: Melvin Jr, Forrest, Russel, Keith, and William O Graham; and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband William O; brothers: Robert, Richard, James, and Charles; sister: Sharon; and granddaughter, Cory Vroom.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Heart Of America Chapter, 3846W 75th St, Prairie Village, KS 66208, http://www.alz.org/kansascity/.

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