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Madison Memorial Cemetery


Shirley Annette Dunn Neugebauer, 83, of Madison passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 in Gainesville. She was born in Butler on June 28, 1932. She was a graduate of Butler High School, attended Tift College in Macon and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in education. Her degree brought her to teach in Madison, where she remained for over five decades. She taught in the Morgan County Public School System for many years and ended her career at Rutledge Academy. Her father married her on November 8, 1953 to Phillip Donald Neugebauer in Butler and they moved to Madison permanently to raise their three sons.


In addition to being an excellent wife and mother Shirley positively touched many young lives as a teacher, active community member and church volunteer. She so loved her many friends in the community and her beloved bridge club.


Mrs. Neugebauer was preceded in death by her husband Phillip Donald, Neugebauer, her father Earl Henry Dunn, her mother Adele Ledford Dunn, sister Kay Dunn Scott, brother-in-law William Scott, brother-in-law Jimmy Smith and nephew Phillip Smith.


Survivors include her sons, Chip, Mark and Dunn Neugebauer; grandchildren, Shana, Shane, Braden and Emmie Neugebauer and Christy Vanwhy; great-grandchildren Malcom, Brice and John Vanwhy; sister Phyllis (Harold) Heath; brothers, Sonny and Buddy Dunn; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and many loving friends.


A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 1 at Madison Baptist Church, 328 S. Main Street with interment immediately following at Madison Memorial Cemetery.

From: The Morgan County Citizen July 30, 2015

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