Shirley Ann (King) Shaheen of Vichy, Missouri was born on July 14, 1940 in Eunice, New Mexico to the union of Freeman and Edna (Crauthers) King. She left from this life on Sunday, August 8, 2021 in the company of her children at the age of 81 years.
Shirley was united in marriage in 1962 to Dr. Esber I. Shaheen in California. To this union five children were born Jamel, Freeman, Eli, Amy and Adam.
Shirley was a partner, a friend and most of all a mother. She and her husband wrote many publications and books in the engineering field and traveled the world. She loved taking care of her home, spoiling her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and her beloved dogs Sassy and Button. She was one of a kind and will be missed, but her legacy will continue through each one of them.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents Freeman and Edna (Crauthers) King; husband Dr. Esber I. Shaheen; two sisters Dorothy and husband Jim Baker, Jean and husband John Elliott.
Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her five children Jamel and wife Eman Shaheen of Darchmezzine, Lebanon, Freeman and wife Meg Shaheen of The Woodlands, Texas, Eli and wife Norma Shaheen of The Woodlands, Texas, Amy and husband Charley Herrman of Vichy, Missouri, Adam and wife Christina Shaheen of The Woodlands, Texas; nineteen grandchildren Melissa, Esber, Evelyn, Patrick, Andre, Emily, Erin, Zach, Abraham, Alyssa, Daniel, John Craig, Joey, Shirley, Amy, Esperanza, Alana, Shannon Ray and Mitri; eight great-grandchildren Davin, Eden, Milly, Maddy, Jamel, Jayce, Lilly and Grayson; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.
Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021 2:00 p.m. at Owsley-Union Cemetery on State Hwy. 76 in Stella, Missouri, with Rev. Jack Medley, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Houston Humane Society
The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Shaheen family.