OBITUARY

Shirley A. Crawford

January 10, 1936July 23, 2022
Obituary of Shirley A. Crawford
Springfield, IL-Shirley A. Crawford, 86, a lifelong resident of Springfield, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 4:40 pm while a resident at Regency Care in Springfield. Shirley was born in Springfield, January 10, 1936 the daughter of Louis Nelson and Earl Selma (Banks) Barger Sr. Her mother and father as well as her brother, Louis Nelson Barger Jr. have preceded her in death. Shirley retired in 1998 from the State of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency where she served many years, retiring as an administrator. She was a longtime member of both Fresh Visions Community Church and 2nd Timothy Baptist Church, both in Springfield. She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving daughter, Monica Hammuck-Gates of Springfield, her grandson, Shawan Hammuck of Chicago, IL, two great grandchildren she adored, Olivia and Jeffrey Hammuck, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Family and Friends are invited to Fresh Visions Community Church 1551 J. David Jones Parkway, Springfield, IL. 62702 on Saturday, August 6, 2022 for visitation beginning at 9:00 am with her funeral service beginning at 10:30 am. Rev. Roy Newman will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Second Timothy Baptist Church 1122 E. Pine St. Springfield, IL 62703 Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family. Arrangements are in the care of Bisch and Son Funeral Home 505 E. Allen St. Springfield, IL 62703. 217-544-5424

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  • FAMILY

  • Louis Nelson Barger Sr. Father (deceased)
  • Earl Selma (Banks) Barger Mother (deceased)
  • Monica Hammuck-Gates Daughter
  • Shawan Hammuck Grandson
  • Olivia Hammuck Great Granddaughter
  • Jeffrey Hammuck Great Grandson
  • Louis Nelson Barger Jr Brother (deceased)
  • There are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
  • DONATIONS

  • Second Timothy Baptist Church 1122 East Pine Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703

Past Services

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Visitation

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Funeral Service