Shirley L. Bush, age, 86, died Saturday August 3, 2013 at her home in Dover, DE.
Shirley was born October 12, 1926 in Bridgeville, DE, to William L. Lord, Sr., and Madeline Fry Lord. She was a 1944 graduate of Bridgeville High School and a 1948 graduate of the University of Delaware, majoring in Economics. Shirley met the love of her life, the Honorable William G. Bush, III while attending the University of Delaware. They married in 1949. She spent most of her life as a homemaker. Shirley loved to travel, play bridge, read, and spend time with her son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by her son William G. Bush, IV and his wife Carrie B. Bush, of Wyoming; grandchildren William G. Bush, V, Mason J. Bush, and Jonathan X. Bush, of Wyoming; brother William L. Lord, Jr., and his wife Sandra S. Lord, of Rehoboth Beach; sister Elizabeth Wilkie, of Dover; nephews William L. Lord, III, of South Carolina, John B. Lord, of Dover, and Gregory R. Wilkie, of Newark; nieces Megan Madigan, of Virginia, Wendy A. Petrosky, of Wyoming, and Vickie Duke, of Felton.
Funeral services will be held 1, Friday August 9, 2013 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10), Dover. Friends may call from 11 to 1. Interment will be in Lakeside cemetery, Dover.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Seasons Hospice, 300 Biddle Avenue Suite 205, Newark, DE 19702 or Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904.
Letters of condolences may be sent and guest book signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.