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Shirley Goodman

Funeral services for Shirley Laverne Blackburn Tyler Goodman, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Shirley passed away at 7:30 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2020, at her home.


She was born November 9, 1937, at Portia, Arkansas, to Alfred William Blackburn and Gladys Mae Shaw Blackburn.  Shirley graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1956.  Before her retirement, she had worked at International Shoe Factory and as a CNA at Pleasant Valley Manor.  She loved her family, especially her grandkids and her dog, Pixy.  Shirley enjoyed NASCAR and watching westerns.


She is survived by three children, John Tyler and wife, Peggy, West Plains, Kelley Tyler and wife, Kristina, West Plains and Kevin Tyler and wife, Niki, Thayer, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Ricky Tyler, Travis Tyler and wife, Niki, Dereck Tyler and wife, Rose, Kelley “Kadie” Tyler, Brady Tyler and wife, Courtney, Laiken Bailey and husband, Ricky and Landon Tyler; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Dwaine Blackburn and wife, Thresa; two nephews, Derrick and Shawn; and many cousins and friends.


Her parents preceded her in death.


Mrs. Goodman will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at