Georgia Ann Shively

Georgia Ann Shively, 96, of Republic passed away peacefully, with her daughters by her side, Friday, March 18, 2022. She was born in Parsons, Kan., Oct. 26, 1925, to O.J. and Crystie (Singleton) Klenklen, the oldest of nine children in the home.
Shively received her education in the St. Paul, Kan. school system graduating in 1943. On June 17, 1946, she married Don Shively, and they shared 49 wonderful years together until his passing in 1995. They had five daughters Karen, Donna, Nancy, MaryBeth and Susan. Shively was the Cook Leader in their 4-H Club. She was a member of various Catholic Churches, serving in the Altar Society and she helped cook meals for funerals being held at the church.
Shively is preceded in death by her parents; husband Don; all eight of her siblings and a granddaughter, Amber Clover.
Shively is survived by her daughters, Karen Goodwin and husband Ron; Donna McDonald and husband Robert; Nancy Peter and husband Dean; Mary Beth Jackson and husband Roy; and Susan Henricks; 12 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; other family and friends.
A visitation was from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Billings, with a Mass of Christian burial following at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at a later date in Mt. Mariah Cemetery in Kansas City.


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