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Shirley Pauline Woods

October 4, 1935 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 83)


Shirley Pauline Woods, 83, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019 at her residence with her loved ones by her side.

She was born October 4, 1935 in Princeton, Indiana, the daughter or Arnett Archibald and Ester Laverne (Ransford) Woods.

Shirley retired from the Wrigley Company in Chicago after working there for twenty-one years. She then continued employment at Wabash Valley College as a custodian for another twenty-one years.  She received an award for the Cleanest Campus.

Her hobbies included drawing, painting and just being with family. She enjoyed traveling, especially to California and Florida.  Shirley looked forward to her volunteer work at the Mt. Carmel Animal Shelter.

Those left to cherish her memories include her lifetime companion and friend, Elizabeth Mosher; brother Gilbert Woods; sisters Mary (Bobby)Whitehead, Norma Sisson, Ginny (Warner) Knight, Donna Evans, and Linda Bronstetter; and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Ronald, David and Doyle Woods.

Following her wishes, Shirley’s body will be cremated and no service will take place.

To honor Shirley Woods’ memory, memorials can be made to the Mt. Carmel Animal Shelter. Donations can be sent to Short-Cunningham Funeral Home, P.O. Box 197, 527 N Mulberry St., Mt. Carmel, IL 62863 or to the shelter at 11336 N 1550 Blvd, Mt Carmel, IL 62863

Condolences may be made online at www.short-cunninghamfh.com

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Shirley’s  family.

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