Shirley Jean Hedger

1935 – 2013

hedger pic Shirley Jean (Frazier) Hedger, age 77 passed away on February 10, 2013 in Edmond, OK. Shirley was born in Drumright, OK on July 21, 1935 to Harry & Mary Frazier. She married George Hedger in 1958 and they had three children.  Shirley was known for her open door hospitality, always welcoming anyone into her home. Famous for her homemade pies, she always had a delicious treat waiting. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Edmond. While a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ardmore, she was a member of the Chancel Choir, United Methodist Women and the Epworth Class. She enjoyed being a part of several bridge groups, was an active volunteer in Ardmore City Schools, and a member of AAUW. She graduated from Stillwater High School and Oklahoma State University where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority.  Shirley is survived by her husband George of Edmond, Daughter Tammy Padgett and husband Rick of Edmond, Son Matt Hedger and wife Carrie of Ardmore and son Zane Hedger and wife Leah of Edmond. She is also survived by her brother Bruce and Mary Lou Frazier of Amarillo, TX and five grandchildren, Zack and Clay Padgett, Jackson and Emilee Hedger, Sam Hedger, and soon to arrive Ryan Hedger. She was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Mary Frazier, Brother John Frazier and wife Bonnie and grandson Jacob Ryan Hedger.

A memorial service celebrating Shirley’s life will be held Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:00, First United Methodist Church, Edmond, OK. Memorial contributions to be made to: Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.


  1. We are so very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was always so full of life and just fun! Again, our family is sorry for your loss.
    Very Sincerely the Dooly Barlow Family-

  2. My heart is so full of wonderful memories of Shirley and her sweet family. Our families became connected like we were related by blood. I love you so much dear sweet George and pray for you. Thank you for letting my family be a part of your family. I love you all.

  3. John and I are so saddened to learn of shirley’s death. She was a very special and delightful lady. George, we have missed you both since you left Ardmore.. The Hedgers were good people in our eyes, always helpfu and willing to assisted where needed. Shirley was an invaluable helper to me at Lincoln School. We feel blessed to have had you as friends. Sincerely, Pat and John cobb

  4. George, Tammy Matt and Zane…we are so very sorry for your loss. Shirley was a sweet, dear lady. . . She always had a smile and twinkle in her eyes that let you know that something good was coming… God bless all of you. Steve, Jane, Brian, Darrin and Sam Douglas

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