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Shirley Genevieve (Helterbrand) Driskill, 94 – Passed March 16, 2015

Shirley Genevieve (Helterbrand) Driskill, 94, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri.

She was born on January 18, 1921, four miles east of Cabool on the Helterbrand farm, the daughter of James B. and Grace Eunice (Willhite) Helterbrand.

Genevieve was united in marriage to Macey Lionel Driskill on October 21, 1942.

Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lionel on December 12, 1996; and a brother-in-law, Werner Mogensen.

She is survived by one sister, Berniece Mogensen of St. Ann, Missouri; five nieces and two nephews, Phyllis Fritzsche and husband Ken, Sandra Astroth and husband Gary, Shirley Wagganer and husband Craig, Jan Hirschfeld, Carol Ippolito and Dennis Mogensen, all of St. Louis, Missouri, and Jim Mogensen and wife Dolly of Wentzville, Missouri. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Cabool with Greg Dowler officiating. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, Genevieve had requested contributions be made to Cabool Methodist Church or to Cabool Library.

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