HEYWORTH — Shirley Ann Slayback, 89, of Heyworth, Ill. passed away at 11:45 a.m., June 14, 2014 at her family home in Heyworth, Ill.
Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at United Church of Heyworth — United Methodist Church, Heyworth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church, with Rev. Amanda Richards officiating.
Burial will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, in Bloomington, Ill.
Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to the United Church of Heyworth – United Methodist Church.
Shirley was born on February 23, 1925 in Streator, Ill., the daughter of George and Hazel (Kennedy) Voight. She married Kenneth Edward Slayback on July 9, 1945 in Heyworth, Ill.
Surviving are her husband Kenny Slayback, Heyworth, Ill.; sister Darlene Schwartz, Normal, Ill. and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Dean Voight.
Shirley was a member of the United Church of Heyworth – United Methodist Church, Heyworth, Ill. Shirley was a bookkeeper for Alexander Lumber Company in Heyworth, Ill. for 28 years. She was a member of Young At Heart, the Golden Agers and Church Bible Study. Shirley enjoyed gardening, especially her flowers. She loved taking and collecting photos of family and friend events. She was grateful for the love and support of Clint and Judy Martens and their children.
Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com