Born Saturday, July 7, 1928
Died Thursday, October 1, 2020
Shirley S. Bibb, 92, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020. She was born July 7, 1928 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Benjamin and Dorothy (Stuckslager) Slaight. She attended public schools and graduated from CHS with the class of 1946.
Shirley married the love of her life, William Lyle Bibb Jr, on June 14, 1947 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They shared a milestone of 64 years of marriage, life, and family memories together.
She worked as a teller at Citizens National Bank and retired after many years of service. She always enjoyed her customers and made many friendships throughout her banking career.
Shirley will always be remembered for her love of music, singing, and playing the piano. She served as choir director at Trinity United Methodist Church and later attended First United Methodist Church where she was a faithful and active member of the choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother; and one sister.
Shirley is survived by her children, Carol Cole of Muskogee, Suellen Caywood and husband Mark of Summerfield, FL, and Lisa Riley of Muskogee; grandchildren, Matthew Cole and wife Lolly, Julie Salisbury and husband Ryan, Carter Caywood and wife Stephanie, Ashley Caywood, and Morgan McWethy; great-grandchildren, Cael Cole, Waverly Cole, Ezra Salisbury, Gabriel Caywood, and Wesley Caywood; along with other family members and friends.
Shirley’s request for no viewing will be honored.
A private family service will be Wednesday, October 7, 2020 with a public celebration for Shirley at a later date.
The family requests memorial to be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1145 N Main St, Muskogee; First UMC, 600 E Okmulgee, Muskogee; or Bedouin Shrine Temple Transportation Fund, 201 S 6th St W, Muskogee, OK.
Funeral Services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at http://www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.