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Shirley J. Hurst

Shirley J. Hurst


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

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

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  1. Mary Kirkpatrick says:

    Lonnie & Julie I am so sorry to hear about Shirley but just know that was one special lady and gave us all a reason to smile so many times. She was a “stinkpot” and a sweetheart all in the same being and I loved her very much! Godspeed Ms Shirley💜

  2. Mary Susan Barello says:

    Lonnie and Sandy,

    I just received word from my sister that Shirley had passed. She was such a giving and caring person and spent quality time with your Aunt Wanda. Shirley was a remarkable wife and mother and appreciated by all who knew her. You have my deepest sympathy.

    I will send a check to the cemetery fund per your wishes.

  3. Mary, Tino & Ryeanna says:

    Sandy, our sincerest sympathy for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Aaron and Monica Vega says:

    Hampton and Lopez Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Billie/Margaret J.Bumann says:

    Lonnie and Julie,
    Sorry to hear about your Mothers passing. Condolences to all your family.
    God bless you all. Bill and Sissy Bumann

  6. Angie Nordmeyer says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you all!

  7. Mellanie says:

    Sincerest sympathy 💐

  8. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Julie, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother-In-Law. May your husband and the rest of the family take comfort in the good memories of time spent with her. May she rest in God’s Presence. Peace.

  9. Butch and Rosann Amann says:

    Sympathy and prayers to her family. Will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers

  10. Paul Wisely says:

    So sorry to see this prayers to all the family Shirley was a great lady I meet Noel and Shirley at the Tilden Diner years ago she was a very loving person helping people fly high RIP Shirley

  11. Nanette Campbell says:

    Deepest sympathies for your loss. Shirley was a blessing to our community.

  12. Donna Owens Sprague says:

    So sorry for your loss, she was a good person and will be missed by many.

  13. Connie Calvert Cominsky says:

    Lonnie – Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.

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