Shirley Eklof was born in Dallas, Texas on July 2, 1936 to Henry and Ruth Locke. Shirley lived in Texas most of her life. She would end up in Garland with her husband Charles. Shirley worked as a cashier for a retail store before she finally retired. A service for Shirley will take place on Tuesday, March 31, at 2 PM at the Ted Dickey Funeral Home in Plano.