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Shirley Jo Arthur

August 20, 1934 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Shirley Jo Arthur, age 89, died Tuesday, February 6, 2024. She was born August 20, 1934 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Joseph and Mary Bressler.

Shirley graduated from Marshall University with a degree in Education. She taught school for several years before deciding to stay home to raise her three children. She later worked at various Federal Government offices including Social Security and DCASMA in Dayton, Ohio. Shirley loved her family and friends. She spent many summers visiting her parents in West Palm Beach, Florida and visiting and going on jaunts with her dear friends, Evie Foose, Nina Smith, and Shirley Sweet, and their families. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Kyle Arthur. Shirley is survived by her children, Vicki (Butch) Arthur, Matt (Robin) Arthur and David Arthur; grandchildren, Nicholas (Regina), Jennifer, Kyle (Nami), Mary, Amy, and Mia; great-grandchildren, McKenna, Naia, Kayla, Victoria and Rey; brother, John (Julie); nephews, John and George; niece, Jennifer; great-nephews, Jason, T..J.; and great-niece Angie. 

Arrangements by DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME 550 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, Ohio 43147. Online condolences may be made at


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