Shirley Ann Snow King, 84, of Bloomington, went to be with the Lord at 7:55am, Monday, January 7, 2013 at Heartland Health Care in Normal.
Shirley was born October 13, 1928 in Farmer City to William Harris and Lula Milburn Snow. She married Warren Delmar King December 13, 1945 in Heyworth. He preceded her in death in 1997.
Surviving are 3 children, Sherry McGuire, McLean, Pam (Alan) Toliver, Bloomington, and Warren D. (Tina) King II, Heyworth; 6 grandchildren, Kristen (Ryan) Cisco, Jennifer (David) Ufen, Darcie (Asa) Dawson, Mallory Toliver, Warren D. King III, and John King; great-grandchildren, Aden and Morgan Cisco, Lynleigh and Hayden Ufen, and Inez Dawson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Theodore and Jule Snow, and 3 sisters, Edith Mowbray, Pauline Mix, and Betty Sims.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am, Saturday January 12, 2013 at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Pastor Dennis Powers will lead the service. Visitation will be from 4-7pm Friday at the funeral home; The Order of the Eastern Star rites will be held at 7pm.
After attending Heyworth schools, Shirley spent 32 years in Downs where she and her husband owned and operated King's Café for many years. She was a clerk for the US Postal Service in Bloomington until her retirement. Shirley enjoyed being a member of the Bloomington Bible Church, the Bloomington Chapter #50, The Order of the Eastern Star, and the Women of the Moose. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; she has crocheted an afghan for each of her immediate family members. Shirley cared about everyone in her life and never met a stranger. She will be greatly missed.
A special thank you is extended to the staff at the Community Cancer Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, and Heartland Health Care Center for taking wonderful care of Shirley and her family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomington Bible Church.
Please visit www.EastLawn-Bloomington.com to share memories with Shirley's family.
"I have fought a good fight, i have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid out for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing." - 2 Timothy 4:7-8