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Shirley Schrock

June 17, 1935 — October 17, 2014

Shirley Schrock


SHIRLEY SCHROCK, 79, of Arcola, IL passed away at 8:12 A.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana, IL.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main in Arcola, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home. Rev. Darin Elder and Rev. Joel Ruppert will officiate. Burial will be in the Arthur Cemetery.

Shirley was born on June 17, 1935 in rural Arcola, IL. She was a daughter of Pearl B. and Ruth (Key-Flood) Shaw. She married Arthur Swisher on May 26, 1953. He passed away on October 15, 1995. She later married Melvin J. Schrock on January 5, 2001 in Bullhead City, AZ.

Shirley is survived by her husband Melvin Schrock of Arcola, IL; one sister, Marge Conn of Tuscola, IL; one brother, Marvin Shaw and his wife Helen of Kingman, IN; two step-children, Joe Schrock and his wife Jennifer of Ooltewah, TN, Cindy Rendle and her husband Jim of Quyon, Quebec, Canada; a step-son-in-law, Rick Prigge and six step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Arthur Swisher, her son, Michael Lee Swisher, two brothers, James Flood and Joseph Shaw and a step-daughter, Debra Prigge.

Shirley was a member of Eagle Mountain Assembly of God in Tuscola, IL.
She had worked at Progress Industries in Arthur, IL, the Best Western Motel in Arcola, IL and retired from Little-Fuse in Arcola, IL in 1997 with several years of service.

Shirley will always be remembered for her love for animals. She especially enjoyed horses. Growing up on a farm North of Chesterville, IL helped to cultivate her love for horses from an early age. She barrel raced as an adult and did a lot of trail riding through the years.

Memorial may be made to Eagle Mountain Assembly of God.

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