Shirley J. Stratton, 75, of Pittsburg, Mo., passed away July 27, 2009 at her home.

Shirley J. Stratton, 75, of Pittsburg, Mo., passed away July 27, 2009 at her home.

A memorial visitation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 1, at Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home, Wheatland, Mo. In lieu of flowers, Shirley requested that memorial contributions be sent to the Mary Shaw Butler Shelter, PO Box 402, Hermitage, MO 65668 or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer, c/o online.