Active Duty Entered
Three years later Lucille enlisted in the Army. In 1945, she was stationed at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, NY. She came home at Christmas time and married Robert S. Shirley from Indiana. The wedding took place at her mother's home.
After her military service, Lucille Shirley was employed at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Anderson, IN. Lucille Frances Butler Shirley died in Indiana in 2012 and is buried at Anderson Memorial Park in Anderson.
Sources: Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; "Lucille Frances Butler," The Lexington Herald, 12/25/1945, p. 27; and Lucille Frances Shirley at Find A Grave.
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Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Shirley, Lucille Frances Butler,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 11, 2023, https://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/300004436.
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