Shirley J. Leach
SPRINGFIELD - Shirley Leach, 83, of Springfield, formerly of Girard, passed away Sunday morning, August 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born on June 16, 1930, to Walter and Pauline (Forbes) Huson in Girard. She graduated from Girard High School with the class of 1948. Shortly after graduating, Shirley married Herbert W. Leach on June 13, 1948, at the First Christian Church in Girard.
Shirley is survived by her loving spouse of 65 years, Herbert, three daughters, Lana McKennedy (husband, Dan) of Virden, Ill., Cheryl Dillman (husband, Bill) of Bloomington, Ill., Debra Crocks (husband, Frank) of Virden, Ill.; son, Robert Leach (wife, Donna) of Girard, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard on Friday, August 23, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Rev. Gary Winkleman of the West Side Christian Church in Springfield will officiate.
Burial will take place in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in rural Girard.
Memorials are suggested to either the Girard Rescue Squad or West Side Christian Church in Springfield.
Please sign Shirley's guest book at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com.
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