FLETCHER - Funeral service for Shirley (McCullar) Lafferty, 70, of Fletcher, was held Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Cyril Assembly of God Church. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery in Apache under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home.
She was called to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Oklahoma City. Shirley Kay (McCullar) Lafferty was born Jan. 13, 1950, in Lawton, to George Marvin and Essie [Suter] McCullar. She was the sixth of 10 children. Shirley married Buck Lafferty on August 9, 1969. During the couple's 50 years of marriage, they were blessed with seven children. She obtained her LPN Degree in 1989. She spent over 20 years being a nurse for troubled youth. She enjoyed working with metal detecting, being with her grandkids, storytelling (which she got from her daddy) and laughing and being louder than Charley.
Shirley was a dedicated and loving mother, not only to her biological children and all their friends they brought home but also to her younger brothers. Her loving soul and helpful heart held her family together during many of life’s challenges. Her legacy for loving her Lord and Savior and family will be carried on for generations to come. Her life was a celebration of peace and love.
She is survived by her husband, Buck, of the home; two daughters: Audra and Kelly; four sons: Kevin, Buck, Kyle and Cody; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six brothers; a sister; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her parents; her oldest daughter, Amanda; her grandsons: Preston and Stetson; and three brothers.