Shirley Ellen Sherman

August 21, 1940February 24, 2012

Shirley E. Sherman 71 of Allendale, Illinois passed away 1:46 AM Friday February 24th, 2012 at United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

She was born August 21st, 1940 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois a daughter of Marvin and Nellie Mae (Smith) Merritt. She married Larry Sherman May 28th, 1960 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

She was of the Christian Faith and formerly a bartender at the VFW in Mt. Carmel, Illinois for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son; Chuck Merritt and a sister; Barbara White.

Surviving are husband Larry of Allendale, Illinois; daughter Lori Sherman of Allendale, Illinois; sons Terry (Belinda) Sherman of Patton, Illinois, Rodney (Annie) Sherman of Allendale, Illinois, Randy Sherman of Mt. Carmel, Illinois; sister Patty Slunder of Lawrenceville, Illinois and eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday February 29th, 2012 at the Allendale Cemetery in Allendale, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM till service time at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel in Allendale, Illinois.


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Shirley Ellen Sherman

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Brenda (Smith) Sollman

February 29, 2012

She was the Most Awesome Cusin a body could have, luv and miss u so very much, RIP my Dear Friend.I will Miss u so .Please Give my Mom Edna a Big Ole Hug and Kiss and Let her Know we all miss her well as everybody u will b seeing, Luv U

Cheryl Anthis

February 26, 2012

Aunt Shirley

Cheryl Anthis

February 26, 2012

I can still hear her whistle out the back door to come home NOW! Love her!

Michele Sherman Grimes

February 25, 2012

Shirley was a very great lady. I always loved her laugh.