Shirley Ann Houlk


Shirley Ann Houlk, 79, a lifetime resident of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Houlk; son, Rick Houlk; parents, Thomas and Mary Dalton; and Bobby’s parents, Charlie and Martha Houlk.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Lisa Kaylor (Tom); grandson, Mark Allmon (Sharon); great-grandson, Jacoby Allmon; daughter-in-law, Jen Perdew Houlk; aunts, Rose Mae Hitson and Berdie Patterson; cousin, Doris Rumba; and dozens of other cousins and relatives.

Everyone loved Shirley’s quick wit, humor and kindness. In her retirement, she loved quilting, spending time with her great-grandson and gardening. Shirley retired from Big Frog Expeditions, where she was known as Miss Shirley to all the river guides who loved her dearly.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at Companion Funeral Home followed by the service in the chapel.

The interment will be held at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.



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