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Dorothy Shirley

October 27, 1916 -
December 30, 2020

Dorothy Eloise Shirley, 104, of Champaign passed away, peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Dorothy was born October 27, 1916 to Lela Agnes and Earl Joseph Hubbart in Monticello.  She married Howard Shirley on July 11, 1934 in Veedersburg, IN.  He preceded her in death July…read more

Dorothy Eloise Shirley, 104, of Champaign passed away, peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Dorothy was born October 27, 1916 to Lela Agnes and Earl Joseph Hubbart in Monticello.  She married Howard Shirley on July 11, 1934 in Veedersburg, IN.  He preceded her in death July 2, 1997. They were married 62 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Adams of Bondville; grandchildren, Cheri Garrett of Champaign, Brian (Terri) Hallowell of Broadlands, Lori Hallowell of Bondville, Kim Russell of St. Petersburg, FL, Teresa (Jack) Mischke of Lake City, FL, and Craig (Coleen) Shirley of Knoxville, TN; 18 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren; two nieces and three nephews; special friends, Rose Well of Bondville and Alvin Moran of St. Petersburg, FL and her dog Kloe, that she adored.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Howard; son, Howard Terry Shirley; sister, Velva Bennack and brothers, Loyde and Lawrence Hubbart.

Dorothy was an employee of Sears Roebuck in Champaign and retired after 32 years of service.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Champaign.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  Her caring soul and giving heart will be missed by all who knew her.  Time spent with family and friends was Dorothy’s favorite blessing.

Private family viewing will be held.

Graveside services will be at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  The Rev. Julia Melgreen will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, Champaign.

Condolences may be made at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

 

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Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021

Time: 12:30 pm

Grandview Memorial Gardens

Address:

Champaign, Illinois
 

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