Obituary: Shirley Wright, 88, Metamora

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

METAMORA — Shirley Evelyn Wright, 88, of Metamora,  died at 4:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2013, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Roanoke.

She was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Galesburg, Ill., the daughter of Lloyd B. and Evelyn (Darnell) Woolsey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Nancy (Woolsey) Griffith; her brother, Gene Woolsey; and a brother-in-law, Charles M. Gaisford.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Home in Galesburg, with the Rev. Phyllis Steer officiating.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

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