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Gertrude Jane Shirey

October 30, 1920 August 22, 2019
Gertrude Jane Shirey
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Obituary for Gertrude Jane Shirey

Gertrude Jane Shirey, 98, of Sullivan, passed away 2:56 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Mason Point, Sullivan.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2019, at the Southern Baptist Church, Sullivan. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials may be made to the Southern Baptist Church, Sullivan, or to the Mason Point Activity Fund. McMullin-Young Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
Gertrude was born October 30, 1920 in Boone, NC; the daughter of William Harrison and Lena (Williams) Carlton. She married Renos F. Shirey in 1944; he preceded her in death in 1979. She was a member of the Southern Baptist Church, the Rebekah Lodge and the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion. She received a Sullivan Volunteer Award and Gertrude was known for her locally famous homemade rolls.
Gertrude is survived by her son, Glen David (Crystal) Shirey of Sullivan; daughter, Eva (Kenneth) Miller of Sullivan; grandchildren, Erick Miller of Sullivan and Clint Leonard of Findlay; great-grandchildren, Anna and Langston.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 infant daughter, Mary Lee, 1 grandson, Michael Leonard and 4 brothers.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

26

Aug

10:00 AM 8/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Southern Baptist Church

615 E Jackson St
Sullivan, IL 61951

Southern Baptist Church
615 E Jackson St Sullivan 61951 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Aug

11:00 AM 8/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Southern Baptist Church

615 E Jackson St
Sullivan, IL 61951

Southern Baptist Church
615 E Jackson St Sullivan 61951 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Sullivan
Sullivan, IL 61951

Sullivan Sullivan 61951 IL
United States
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