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Shirley Ilene Gamble

March 25, 1943 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 77)


Shirley Ilene Gamble, age 77, of McCook, NE passed away September 23, 2020 at El Dorado Manor in Trenton, NE.

Shirley was born March 25, 1943 in Arcadia, KS to parents Ernest C and Dorothy Pearl (McCormack) Totman. Shirley was one of four siblings who grew up in Arcadia where she also attended school.

Over the years, Shirley worked as a nurse’s aide.  She was a member of the Baptist Faith, the Eagles Club and the Royal Neighbors.  She enjoyed crocheting, watching television and visiting with friends. 

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter Nellie Carol; and her sister, Nellie Sigars.

Those left to celebrate her life include her son, Stephen Gamble of Winfield, KS; daughters, Tammy (Rajab) Echessa and Ilene Townsend, all of Springfield, MO; brothers, Leonard Totman, of Joplin, MO and Richard (Rita) Totman of Mulberry; as well as two grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with Pastor Clark Bates officiating.

A private family burial will be held at a later date in Arcadia, KS.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Donor’s Choice and may be sent to Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, c/o the Gamble Family, PO Box 476, McCook, NE 69001.

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Memorial Service
September 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
305 West C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Private Family Inurnment

Arcadia Kansas Cemetery
Rural Arcadia
Arcadia, KS 66741


Donor's Choice
c/o Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, PO Box 476, McCook NE 69001
Tel: 1-308-345-3838

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