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Shirley Ann Roof

January 26, 1936 — October 4, 2021

Shirley Ann Roof of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away with her family by her side on October 4, 2021, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 85. She was born January 26, 1936, in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of Edward Snyder and Linnie Pearl Tipsword. She married James F. Roof, Sr. on October 15, 1954 in Decatur, Illinois. She was a member of the Impact Faith Church in Mountain Home. She enjoyed crocheting and throwing darts, which she was very good at and no one could ever beat her. Shirley was the rock for her family; she was always there when they needed her and even when they didn't. She is deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

Shirley is survived by her daughters, Linnie (Bill) Blackmon of Mountain Home, and Kim (Steve) Alten, of West Palm Beach, Florida; son, Jamey Roof of Mountain Home, Arkansas; one brother, Leonard Snyder of Decatur, Illinois; grandchildren, Lynn Caul of Jonesboro, Cindy Caul-Casteel of Mountain Home, Julie Sharpe of Mountain Home, Kelly Bounce of Mountain Home, John Roof of Sycamore, Illinois, Melissa Roof Parker of Mountain Home, Jennifer Roof of Mountain Home, Denise Roof of Mountain Home, Whitney Roof of Mountain Home, Levi Roof of Calico Rock, Christian Adkins of Mountain View, Missouri, Amanda Gregory of West Palm Beach, Florida, Chad Gregory of Pheonix, Arizona, Brandon Alten of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Kelsey Alten of New York; great grandchildren, Macayla, Madison, Russell, Emily, Bryce, Kobe, Dalton, Tucker, Bailea, Savannah, Leyannah, Alejandra, Cora, Mikey, Zeke, Emma, Willow, Paisley, Maci, Harper, Logan, and Allie.

She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband; sons, James F. Roof, Jr., Dennis Roof, and Benjamin Roof; brothers, Bill Snyder, Leeland Snyder, Donald Snyder, and Jim Snyder; and sister, Lyda Claypool.

A Graveside Service for Shirley will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, with Pastor Jeff Plant officiating. Burial will be in the Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, Arkansas, with Russell Sharpe, Mikey Bolka, Christian Adkins, Shane Bowers, Cliff Casteel, and Joey Bounce as pallbearers, and Chad Gregory, Larry Auton, Roger Auton, and John Roof as honorary pallbearers.

Donations may be made to First Security Bank to help the family with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at .
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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm

Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery & Mausoleum

920 Tucker Cemetery Road, Gassville, AR 72635

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