October 17, 1932 ~ August 21, 2021
Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY
Shirley Jean Morrison Bacon was born October 17, 1932, to the late Clarence George Morrison and Maggie Nora Goodman Morrison. She was born and raised in Barren County and graduated from Park City High School in 1950. She married Dexter Arnold Bacon, Jr, on September 2, 1950. During their marriage they lived in Temple Hill, Indianapolis, Japan, and Glasgow.
Shirley worked in various positions during her life, including a George J. Ellis waitress, a dental assistant, a secretary, a farm wife in Temple Hill, and a Data Processor at Sorensen, but her most cherished positions were serving our Lord Jesus Christ as a pastor’s wife, and being a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Survivors include two sons, David (Sandy) of Bowling Green, KY, and Dan (Sharon) of Prospect, KY; four grandchildren, Kathryn Bacon Tracey (Mike) of New York City, NY, Alexa L. Bacon of Louisville, KY, Layne D. Bacon of Cincinnati, OH, and Seth M. Bacon of Louisville, KY; two great grandchildren, Jackson Dexter Tracey and Madelyn Martha Tracey both of New York City, NY; one sister, Jocille Wright of Louisville, KY; one sister-in-law, Marcella Morrison of Bowling Green, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dexter Arnold Bacon, Jr; one sister Anna Jewel Morrison Clark; two brothers, Robert Wilson Morrison and Rev. Clarence George (“CG”) Morrison; three sisters-in-law, Velma L. Mayfield Morrison of Glasgow, KY, Elizabeth (“Betty”) Joyce Bacon Bowman, and Donnie Sue Richardson Bacon of Eighty Eight, KY: and four brothers-in-law Walter Woodrow (“Woody”) Clark of Frankfort, KY, James Edward (“Eddy”) Wright of Louisville, KY, Evans Bowman of Temple Hill, KY, and Joe Donald Bacon of Eighty Eight, KY.
Funeral service will be 1:00pm Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00pm and on Saturday from 10:00am until time for service at the funeral home. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Bacon. Please share your condolence with the family at www.crowfuneralhome.com.