Shirley Rose Morrison, age 80, of Peotone, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
She was born on August 25, 1940 in Marshall, AR, the daughter of Charlie Cay and Annis (Horton) Marshall. She married LeRoy Morrison on October 3, 1959. He passed away on February 2, 2008. Shirley worked for more than 30 years at Desa Industries/Continental Midland in Park Forest. She was a member of Monee Free Methodist Church. She was an avid Bingo player and Chicago Cubs fan. She also enjoyed playing internet games, crocheting, traveling, and was a voracious reader.
Shirley is survived by her children and their spouses; Rita (Tim) Gerlich of Peotone, Ron (Jennifer) Morrison of Bourbonnais, and Renee (Bill) Kimbrel; her grandchildren, Nicole Gerlich, Shawn Kimbrel, and Kasey Kimbrel; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and 2 brothers, Dwight and Lynn Marshall.
At this time, all services will be private. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Facebook page on Saturday, December 19 at 12:00 p.m., Pastor Kevin DeVries officiating. Private burial will be at Peotone Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the wishes of the family. A memorial service will be held at a later date in hopes that everyone will be able to come together to share hugs and celebrate her life and the endless stories and memories that we all have.
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