Shirley Jean Grayson 57, of Grangeville, died Sunday, May 2, 2021, in an automobile accident. She died instantly.
She leaves behind Rick, the anchor in the last year of her life; her four children: Jason; Brandon and wife Samantha; Kyha and husband Corey; and the youngest, Bryce. Four grandchildren: Braelyn, Braxton, Madilynn, and Winston. Three siblings: Frank, Will, and Nate.
She was preceded in death by her parents Alice (2020) and Harold (2019), and brother Tracy (1970).
Born in Grangeville, Idaho in 1963. She grew up moving with her family between Grangeville, ID and Wittenberg, MO. As a child she had fiery red hair and loved following around her older brother Tracy. She had a nickname of “Squirrel” because she was hard to pin down. She had a long close relationship with her mother and her fiery personality was evident throughout all her life and relationships.
Shirley loved spending time with her grandchildren, fishing and camping with her family on the rivers surrounding Grangeville and pursuing her latest interest.
Cremation has taken place. Please join us in a potluck celebration of her life at Skookumchuck Park, ID on the Salmon River, Saturday June 5th @ 1pm. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to blackmerfuneralhome.com.