Shirley J. (Barber) Birdsall, 79, of Spokane, formerly of Prosser, died March 28. Mrs. Birdsall was born in Prosser. She also lived in Idaho Falls, Idaho, before moving back to run a dairy farm outside of Grandview. She later moved and raised concord grapes, cherries, hay and apples. She worked full time at the Benton County Courthouse and then at Champson-Lampson Insurance.

Survivors include her husband, Duwaine Lee Birdsall of Spokane; two sons, Doug of Grandview and David of Spokane; a daughter, Denise of West Seattle; and six grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the East Prosser Cemetery. Arrangements are by Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory, Sunnyside.