Shirley Ann (York) Whitmer

Born: Wed., Jul. 1, 1936
Died: Tue., Jan. 14, 2014

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Shirley Ann (York) Whitmer, 77, of Oblong, IL. passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:35 p.m. at the Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, IL.

Born on July 1, 1936, in Ste. Marie Township, Jasper County, Illinois, she was the daughter of Carl L. and Mildred M (Herr) York.  Shirley was a member of the OHS class of 1954; a lifelong homemaker; member of the EUM Church of Oblong; and a Morning Glories Home Extension Group.

On January 30, 1959, she married Mac Whitmer and he preceded her in death on March 24, 2008.  Shirley is survived by her 5 daughters and sons-in-laws: Jan and Charlie Miller, Lesa and Don Harper, Amy and Brian Maus, all of Oblong, IL.; Torrie and Ron Hays, Edmond, OK.; and DeAnn Smothers and Jeff Burner, Teutopolis, IL.; eight grandchildren: Justin and Amanda Miller, Oblong, IL.; Travis and Stacey Miller, Robinson, IL; Devan and Michael Fuller, Palestine, IL.; Whitney Harper and Adam Dryer, Bloomington, IL.; Tanner and Krystal Hays, Edmond, OK.; Thad and Molly Hays, Tulsa, OK.; Ashley and Ryan Armstrong, Robinson, IL.; and Courtney Tolliver, Effingham, IL.; eight great-grandchildren: Grace Miller, Phoebe Miller, Kashen Fuller, Lorelai Hays, Tucker Hays, Payton Armstrong, LilliAnn Armstrong & Gabe Tolliver; her sister and brother-in-law, Karla and Gary Monroe, Sullivan, IN.; nephews, Jared Monroe; Shan and Ashley Monroe;  great niece and nephew, Norah and Briggs Monroe; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a sister, Imogene York.

Private graveside service for the family will be held at the Oblong Cemetery, at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the: Ridgeview Care Center, 413 Ridge Lane, Oblong, IL. 62449 or may be mailed to the funeral home at: Pulliam Funeral Home, P. O. Box 121, Oblong, IL  62449.

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