From May 11, 1950 Edition... Shirley McAtee Dies in St. Louis Hospital May 4

April 22, 2021

Shirley Ann McAtee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McAtee, died in Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, on Thursday, May 4, 1950. She was 11 years,, 10 months, and 13 days of age at the time of her death.

Shirley entered Deaconess Hospital on June 21, 1946, remaining in the hospital until June 21, 1947. At that time she was suffering from an attack of nephritis, a kidney ailment. After this time she was supposedly recovering from this attack. On May 1, 1950 she was again taken to the Deaconess Hospital, entering the last time as a cardiac nephritis and sirosis of the liver.

Shirley Ann McAtee was born in Potosi on June 21, 1938. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank McAtee and one sister Joyce Lee and one brother Frank L. Jr. Paternal grandparents are Clarence McAtee of Tacoma, Wash., Mrs. Estella McAtee of St. Louis. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Emery C. Wilson of Potosi, and great grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wilson, Potosi and Leander Forrester, Irondale, Mrs. Mollie McAtee, Vancouver, Wash.

Funeral services were held at the Potosi Methodist Church on Sunday with Rev. A. C. Fulbright officiating.

Out-of-town friends and relatives to attend the funeral were Mrs. Estella McAtee, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Huitt, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Forrester, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Remspecher, Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore Deitz, Mr. and Mrs. Olland Fatchett, Mr. and Mrs. Richare Lodes, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Payne, Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Johnson of St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer McAtee of Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton , Martindale, III. and Mrs. Katie Sanders of III.; Mr. and Mrs. Bert McGuire, Mr. and Mrs. Harold McGuire, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Greenlee, De Soto Mr. and Mrs. Higgins, Herculaneum, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Grooms Flat River, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Allen, Elvins, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Dubbs and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Johnson, Flat River, Leander Forrester, Irondale, and Charles Forrester, U.S. Navy, Pearl Harbor, H. I.

Interment was in the new cemetery by Sparks Funeral Home.