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Shirley Louise Bunyard

October 24, 1935 — September 7, 2023

Shirley Louise Bunyard

Shirley Louise Bunyard passed from this life on September 7, 2023, at the age of 87, in Cleveland, Oklahoma.

Shirley was born on October 24, 1935, at home in Keystone, Oklahoma, the daughter of Roy William and Mayme Juanita (Deal) Jones. She attended Sinnett School and later graduated from Cleveland High School in 1953. Shirley was married to George Meigs, and to that union, there were two children, Teresa and Roy. Shirley raised her family in Keystone and worked for an insurance company in Tulsa for several years. During that time, she was awarded the secretary of the month for the downtown Tulsa area. Shirley then accepted a position in the payroll department for the REA in Cleveland. Then, she began working for Drum Services in Sand Springs for many years before working at Unit Drilling. Shirley worked at Unit Drilling for many years, retiring after 30 years as the payroll supervisor.

Shirley enjoyed sewing and making her daughter's wedding dress. She also loved putting jigsaw puzzles together and loved the time she spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Shirley loved going to the casino and would go at the drop of a hat.

Survivors are two children, Teresa Whaley of Cleveland, Oklahoma; Roy Meigs and his wife Barbara of Cleveland, Oklahoma; one sister, Wanda Peterman of Cleveland, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. In addition to Shirley's parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard Ray Jones and Billy Lee Jones, and one sister, Lillie Myrea Jones.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 11, 2023, at the Chapman-Black Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Justin White officiating. The burial will be held in the Sinnett Cemetery in Cleveland, Oklahoma. Chapman-Black Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Friends and family may visit an online guest book and memorial page for Shirley at

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