Re: William Henry Shirley
SPRINGFIELD - William Henry Shirley, 72, of Springfield, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
He was born on July 1, 1938 in Bloomington, IL the son of the late Donald and Marjean (Strang) Shirley. He married Mary Williams in Greenville, MS on August 1, 1998 and she survives.
Mr. Shirley retired from the IL Department of Public Aid in the Division of Child Support Enforcement.
Besides his wife Mary, he is survived by 2 stepsons, Christopher (wife Shawanda) Williams of Memphis, TN and Kedrick Williams of Springfield, 2 step-granddaughters, Jasmanika and Chrishaye Williams, a sister Sherrilyn (husband Bill) Cowan of Batavia, IL, 4 nieces, and 6 nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Services are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 W. Koke Mill Rd,, Springfield, where memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 11 am.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society .
Please visit the online obituary at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.
Published in The State Journal-Register on June 23, 2011