Shirley Delight McCabe McCoy
January 26, 1931 ~ August 17, 2020
Shirley Delight McCabe McCoy died, August 17, 2020. She was born on January 26,1931 to Walter McCabe and Viola Mahoney McCabe on the Salmon Track, south of Filer, Idaho. Shirley married W.E. “Abe” McCoy in 1947. They moved to Buhl in 1948. Abe passed away in 2003. Shirley resided in the Buhl area since 1948.
Shirley was a member of the Idaho Wood Growers, Deep Creek Grange, and the Magic Valley Tole Painters. She attended many national Tole Painting conventions. She brought information and techniques back and shared it with her club. She exhibited many Tole paintings at the Twin Falls County Fair.
Shirley raised purebred Suffolk and North Country Cheviot sheep. Shirley and Abe were Sheep Superintendents for the Twin Falls County Fair for 40 years. She started the Ladies Lead Program at the fair and was a 4-H leader for many children. She loved to cook and was famous for her pies. She enjoyed Tole painting, quilting, sewing, reading and family gatherings which filled her life.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Abe; son, Steven; and three grandchildren. She is survived by Rodney (Jade) McCoy, Marian (Gary) Loggan, and Randy (Carol) McCoy; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and the community.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 24, 2020 at Farmer Funeral Chapel, 130 9th Ave N. Buhl. A graveside service will conclude at Sunset Memorial Park, 2296 Kimberly Rd, Twin Falls.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Shirley’s memorial webpage at www.farmerfuneralchapel.com.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, or to any charity of your choice.
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