Shirley Bender, age 85, a resident of Buckhannon, WV passed away Sunday July 16, 2023 in the Holbrook Healthcare Center in Buckhannon. Shirley was born November 13, 1937 in Boulder, WV a daughter of the late Cecil and Beulah (Markley) Anderson.
Surviving are two children, Ron Bender of Buckhannon, and Terry Bender and wife Shawn of Buckhannon; five grandchildren, two step grandchildren, three great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Miller of Baltimore, MD; brother, Theodore Anderson and wife Patricia of Baltimore, MD.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Beulah Anderson; and brother, Edward Anderson.
Shirley enjoyed reading and tending to her garden. She was a great mother and will be dearly missed.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and on-site Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Wednesday July 19, from 6-8 pm, and on Thursday July 20, from 12- 2pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm. Interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.