Gayle M. Shirley

September 24, 1925
- January 04, 2017

Gayle (McLaughlin) Shirley, 91, passed away January 4, 2017, at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft. She was born September 24, 1925, in Milo, the only child of Percy and Nellie (Hamlin) McLaughlin.
She attended Milo schools and the University of Maine where she earned a Master's in Education. She taught in Milo and Brownville schools for over 35 years. She was a lifelong member of the Milo Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son-in-law, Lester Knapp of Knapp Avenue, Milo, and members of the Milo Hamlin families. She was predeceased by her parents; and her daughter, Betsey Shirley Knapp.
A funeral service will be conducted 1pm Monday, January 9, 2017, at the Milo Baptist Church, with Pastor Phil McGlauflin officiating. Burial in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery will take place in the spring. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Condolences may be expressed at
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