OBITUARY

Linda K Shirley

April 29, 1952September 30, 2012

Linda K. Shirley, 60, Rockford, went to Heaven Sunday morning, September 30, 2012. She was born on April 29, 1952 in Rockford to Bill and Lenna (Shickles) Hawks. She was a graduate from Auburn High School.

She was married to Duane Shirley and worked for Warner Lambert/Cadbury Adams for 39 years.

Linda is survived by her husband, Duane Shirley and children, Ronnie Edgecomb, Jennifer (Chris) Linley, Crystal Shirley and Heather Shirley; grandchildren Jarrod, Joshua and Jacob Edgecomb, Logan, Zechariah and Emma Linley and Kaelynn McDaniel; great grandchild Yessenia Edgecomb , brothers; Jim (Lynda) and Bob (Camille) Hawks and sisters; Betty Staab and Helen Tucker.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Deloy, Ronnie and Richard Hawks, and Sister Billie Bozart.

Funeral service will be held 1:00pm, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N Alpine Road, Machesney Park. Pastor James Hawks will be officiating. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to service. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences can be submitted to www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 9, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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Ron Edgecomb

October 11, 2012

Linda, our 30 years of marriage was not always as we wanted it to be but, we gave it our all to the last. You will always be in my heart, and I hope to make it where you are, so you might want to continue to pray for me. Love Ron

Rita Haggard-Collins

October 9, 2012

Dear Linda...time got away from us...too soon..I was planning that trip next summer to see you. Sometimes we never know what the future holds. We had lots of great times together. Will always remember them & all the trouble we always got into..am taking you up on your advice to start dating again...thanks....Love you always....Rita

Tia Benson-Palm

October 9, 2012

Haven't seen you in awhile but you were never forgotten. And you never will be. Love

October 9, 2012

Duane, I am so sorry for your loss. Linda will always be in our hearts.

love always, Jan, Matt, and Brittany

October 9, 2012

Words can't describe our loss, I love all of you.
Ronnie Edgecomb

Ronnie Edgecomb

October 9, 2012

Mom, words can't describe my lose, I love you so much it hurts my heart. Love, Bubs

Kristina Orr

October 8, 2012

Jennifer,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. You are n my thoughts and prayers

Venester Sherod

October 8, 2012

May God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

SHIRLEY EDMOND

October 8, 2012

TO THE FAMILY OF LINDA SHIRLEY . SO SORRY TO HEAR OF LINDA'S PASSING . DUANE YOU ARE IN MY PRAYER'S.I WORKED WITH LINDA FOR MANY YEAR'S SHE WAS A VERY NICE PERSON .WE WOULD SPEAK EVERY MORNING WHEN I WOUID COME IN. AFTER SHE WENT THIRD SHIFT. SHIRLEY EDMOND

Donna Riley

October 7, 2012

I was so sad to hear of my friends sudden passing. My deepest sympathies to the entire family.