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Shirlee JoAnn Harper Bath
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1930
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2011
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

LEWISTOWN, IL - Shirlee JoAnn Bath, 80, of 101 S. Illinois, passed away at 8:26 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

She was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Canton, the daughter of Linton and Hariet (Woods) Harper. She married Jack Bath Jr. on Sept. 22, 1951, at Lewistown First Presbyterian Church.

He survives, along with two daughters, Shirlee (Skip Ferguson) Cassidy of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Evelyn (Roger) Pillow of Houston, Texas; and two grandsons, Douglas Pillow and Byron Pillow.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Shirlee had worked at Lewistown National Bank, and had managed a B. Dalton Bookstore while living in Colorado Springs, Colo.

She was a member of the Lewistown First Presbyterian Church, and the Dorcas class of the church.

She traveled extensively with her husband and daughters during Jack's career in the Air Force, with tours in England, Germany and several states.

She loved books and collected ones by English female authors. She enjoyed collecting antiques, going on walks with her husband, feeding birds, and tending to her garden. She was a gentle, loving person, wife and mother.

Burial will be in Apple Cemetery in rural Lewistown.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on August 17, 2011
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  Jack Bath (1931 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Aug 24, 2011
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