BARTONVILLE - Shirley R. Kilpatrick, 81, of Bartonville passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Farmington Country Manor with her daughter by her side.
She was born March 18, 1932, in Peoria to Alva E. and Vestal (Spiller) Faulkner. She married Robert Kehl. She later married Daniel Kilpatrick in Peoria on June 11, 1971. He survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Diane Jones of Mapleton, Cynthia Smith of Hanna City and Karen Kilpatrick of Peoria; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, Marissa Kehl; a sister, Patricia Brown of Peoria; and her rescue dog, Joy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Douglas Kehl; granddaughter, Danielle Kilpatrick; sister, Alverna McGuire and two sons-in-law, Mike Smith and Jim Jones.
Shirley worked as a secretary at M.H. Equipment before retiring in 1978.
She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bartonville.
She loved to travel, playing cards, her dogs, and most of all spending time with her family.
The family would like to thank the staff at Farmington Country Manor and Harbor Light Hospice for all of their special care given to Shirley.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel in Bartonville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel with Deacon Craig Reakenwalt officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Country Manor.
Online condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.