Shirley J. Hurst, 95, of Tilden, IL; born on May 8, 1926 in Tilden, IL; passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at the Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, IL.
Shirley graduated from Marissa High School in 1944. She served on the Tilden Village Board for twenty-two years. Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tilden. She was also a member of the Sparta Eagles Club. Shirley loved to play Bingo and card games.
She was preceded in death by her husband – Noah D. Hurst; parents – Harry and Flossie (Reese) Wilson; brothers – Jack Wilson and Charles Wilson; sister – Willa Mae Blus.
Shirley is survived by her children – Sandy (Mike) Hampton of San Antonio, TX and Lonnie (Julie) Hurst of Marissa, IL. Four grandchildren – Jamie Welborn of Chester, IL, Megann (Carl) Williams of Red Bud, IL, Michael (Kris) Hampton of San Antonio, TX, and Heather (Rene) Lopez of San Antonio, TX; nine great grandchildren – Reed Welborn of Chester, IL, Grace Welborn of Chester, IL, Aidan Williams of Red Bud, IL, Taylor Hampton of San Antonio, TX, Wyatt Hampton of San Antonio, TX, Hunter Hampton of San Antonio, TX, Andrew Lopez of San Antonio, TX, Noah Lopez of San Antonio, TX, and Ryeanna Lopez of San Antonio, TX; other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tilden Cemetery Fund.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Family and friends may gather at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Rob Mathis officiating. Interment will take place at Tilden Cemetery immediately following the services.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL is in charge of arrangements