Shirley Bransford, 81, of Center Point, died Sunday, May 27, 2012. Services were held June 6 at Center Point United Methodist Church by Pastor Mike Ellson and associate Ken Graham.
Local survivors include her daughter, Tracy Stone of Ely.
Shirley was born Aug. 16, 1930, to Sumner and Corra Belle Butterfield, in Anamosa. She graduated from Cedar Rapids Roosevelt High School in June 1948. On June 17, 1951, she was married to Dr. Carl Myrmo and after 28 years they divorced. Later, she married Clifford Bransford.