Shirley Irene McAllister
Shirley Irene McAllister
  • April 30, 1933 - January 26, 2018
  • Illinois

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Shirley Irene McAllister, 84, of West Peoria passed away at 7:10 am Friday, January 26, 2018 at Heddington Oaks of Peoria.
She was born April 30. 1933 in Lewistown, the daughter of James and Lela Tomlinson Perkins. She married Thomas James McAllister on November 19, 1949. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2009.
Shirley is survived by four daughters, Vickie Wolfer of Bartonville, Ann (Dan) Kizer of Peoria, Lori (Asif) Malik of Ames, IA, and Tammy (Steve) Jackson of Peoria; thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; eight siblings, Eugene (Nancy) Perkins of Peoria, Richard (Esther) Perkins of Littleton, CO, Norman (Loretta) Perkins of East Peoria, Donna Smithers of Peoria, Beverly (Don) Riegel of Porterville, CA, Ray (Carol) Perkins of Palestine, Rita (Harold) Taylor of Edwards, and Doris (Lance) Meinders of Peoria.
She is also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Jim McAllister and Ron McAllister; one son-in-law, Tom Wolfer; and one sister, Wilma Flynn.
Shirley was a member of Second Baptist Church in Peoria.
She was the Activity Director at Sharon Elms Healthcare until her retirement.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Pastor Dwight Winnett will officiate.
Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Heddington Oaks of Peoria.
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