Shirley Mae Dean, 82, of Zanesville, died at 11:44 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born September 19, 1929, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Ray and Ethel Bell Ireland. Shirley retired from the Box Shop Dept. for Brockway Glass. She was a member of Moose Lodge #867 and was a former member of VFW Post #1058 Ladies Auxiliary and the Fiberglass Boat Club. She loved the outdoors and playing euchre with all her friends.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda Dean of Zanesville; a son, Larry âDocâ (Ann) Dean of Zanesville; a daughter-in-law, Dixie Dean of Zanesville; a grandson, Dusty Dean of Zanesville; a great granddaughter, Kaitlyne Dean; two sisters, Jean Bundy and Edith Galloway, both of Zanesville; a brother, Bryce Ireland of Zanesville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Warren âDizâ Dean, who died March 3, 1991; a son, Danny Dean; and twin daughters at birth.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. today, Friday, May 4, 2012 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the funeral home with Pastor Josh Melvin officiating. Shirley will be laid to rest next to her husband, Diz, at Williams Cemetery, near Zanesville.
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