Shirley A. Livermore

RANDOLPH – Shirley A. Livermore, 70, of Randolph, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at Heritage Park, Jamestown.

Born April 10, 1943 in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Randall and Alice Wiltsie States.

Shirley was a full-time homemaker who served as a foster parent for over 11 years, caring for over 35 children.

She was a member of the Chautauqua County Home Bureau, Traditional Country Music Assn., a special education advocate and a Girl Scout Leader for over 10 years.

Shirley enjoyed crafts (especially needle point, cross stitch, knitting and jewelry making), travel, birdwatching, square dancing, finding treasures at lawn sales and loved time spent with her family most of all.

Wife of 43 years to Sherwood A. Livermore, whom she married Nov. 21, 1970; mother of Ginger (Richard) Black of N. Chili, Barbara (Randall) Hester of Wellington, UT, Matthew Livermore of Brooklyn and Sean Livermore of Jamestown; grandmother of Brandon and Adrianna States, Cheyenne, Emma and J.R. Hester; sister of Howard (Josie) States of Bemus Point, Kenneth (Joanna) States and the late Robert (Norma of Warren), Donald and Randall States. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Burial in Gerry Cemetery.