Obituaries & Tributes

Immediate Need

Pre-Arrange Your Funeral

Contact Us

Site Search

A A A

Text Sizing

4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Shirley Bostic

Shirley Bostic (Wiley)

Wednesday, February 24th, 1943 - Sunday, May 10th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Shirley Bostic, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Shirley Bostic

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Shirley's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Shirley's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Shirley J. Wiley Bostic born in Wagoner, Oklahoma on February 24, 1943 to Ed and Reba Wiley. She was the youngest of three children, sister to Freda Rolland and brother to Bill Wiley. She grew up in Scott City, Kansas as a child, before moving to Van Buren, Arkansas, where she attended school and graduated high school as the high school homecoming queen. After high school she married and had three children Jay, Joe and Jere. She worked in Optometry business while raising her boys. After raising her boys, she returned to school earning her associate degree from Connors State College in Warner Oklahoma, then her Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She went on to be a librarian in Okay, Oklahoma, then at Locust Grove Schools until she retired. She loved quilting and crafting many things for her home. She loved reading books. She loved her family, and the many friends she worked with.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dave Bostic, and brother Bill Wiley.

She is survived by her sister Freda Rolland and husband Bob, her three boys Jay and wife Wendy, Joe and life partner Heather Hays and Jere; Grandkids Jason Peer and wife Nicole and great-granddaughter Arya and also grandkids Cassie Peer and Derek Peer; sister-in-law Sue Wiley and nephew Eddie Wiley; nieces Vicky Garrison, Robbie Cowan and Terri Miller.

Graveside services will be under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Shirley Bostic (Wiley), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Shirley Bostic (Wiley).

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Shirley here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Shirley
1 tree has been planted in memory of Shirley Bostic (Wiley)
AV

Angela Veatch

Posted at 02:07am
Praying for your family during this difficult time.
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Shirley Bostic — Plant a Tree Now
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each