Shirley Throneburg

May 02, 2019

Shirley Marie Throneburg of Blackwell, Oklahoma, died Monday morning, April 29, 2019, at her home west of Blackwell at the age of 73 years.

Shirley Marie Throneburg was born on July 31, 1945, in DeQueen, Arkansas, to Sherman Odell and Lucy Margaret (Challis) Plunk. The family moved to Blackwell where she grew up and attended Blackwell Public Schools. Following her education, she married Johnny Brewer and they settled in Texarkana, Texas, where she served her family as a homemaker. She returned to Blackwell and in 1966 she married Jerry Alexander and they made Irving, Texas, their home. In 1970 she returned to Blackwell and later married Frank Hale. She attended beauty school and after receiving her beautician license, she worked in a salon in Blackwell. On January 29, 2000, she married Loyd Throneburg in Clyde, Texas, and the couple lived there until 2010 when they moved back to Blackwell to make their home. She enjoyed playing bingo at the V.F.W. and playing various gaming machines. She also enjoyed the many family gatherings for various events.

She is survived by her husband Loyd Throneburg of Blackwell; two daughters, Debbie Williams and husband Greg of Newkirk and Misty Lusk and husband Ryan of Blackwell; three sons, Jerry Alexander and wife Cindy of Weir, Kansas, James Alexander and wife Tami of Allen, Texas, and Joey Alexander and wife Sharla of Nokesville, Virginia; a step-son, Joey Throneburg of Spooner, Wisconsin; four sisters, Margaret Stoker of Pawnee, Ruby Davis of Blackwell, Doris Gates of Blackwell, and Kay Higgins of Ponca City; three brothers, Sherman Plunk of Idabel, Bill Plunk of Ponca City, and Jim Plunk of Blackwell; twelve grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Roy and Ruby Challis and Will and Elar Plunk; a daughter, Sandra Brewer; and two sisters, Wanda Cole and Patricia Cockerham.

Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 2nd in the Roberts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with James W. Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be J. D. Key, Layne Leven, Jimmy Dean Rowell, Mike Neal, D. J. Mackey and Roddy Burleson. Serving as honorary casketbearers will be Chad Baker, Jerod Alexander, Chayston Alexander, Brandon Alexander, Justin Alexander, Jacob Wagner, Clayton Wagner, Blake Pennington, Aceton Pennington, Braxton Baker, mason Hixon, Rhett Alexander and Camden Alexander.

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