Shirley Jean Sarver, 75, of Salem passed away at 2:53 p.m. Sunday (September 15, 2013) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Salem.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Major Jack Vaughan officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery near Cowden. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

She was born March 6, 1938 in Granite City the daughter of John Riley and Dixie (Moyer) Hull. She married Gary E. Sarver June 22, 1963 in Nokomis.

Surviving are her husband, Gary; daughters, Barbara Kay Tomlinson of Richmond, VA and Heather Gay Edwards (Shawn Cain) of Salem; son, Fletcher Dean Sarver of Salem; sister, Lois Vaughan (Jack) of Utaw, AL; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Charles Rex Myers, 4 brothers and 1 sister.