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Shirley Hillman Carothers
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1929
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2008
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Shirley Carothers, 78, of Milan, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, in Rock Island.

Her family and friends will gather from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Family Funeral Services, Milan. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home. Shirley's loved ones will escort her body to National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. There she will rest alongside her husband, Al, who preceded her in death in 2006.

Shirley was born on June 20, 1929, in Cameron, Ill., to Rex and Alice Groce Hillman, who are deceased. On Jan. 24, 1948, she and Ellsworth "Al" Carothers married in Milan.

She enjoyed knitting. Shirley had retired from the Rockridge School District, where she was a cook.

Survivors include six sons, Don and Linda Carothers, Sherrard, Michael Carothers, Moline, William Carothers, Milan, Gary Carothers, Milan, Jeffrey Carothers, Preemption, John and Kim Carothers, Center, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
(Rock Island Argus, Feb. 13, 2008) 
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  Ellsworth E Carothers (1927 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: V - 488
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Dec 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62565779
Shirley <i>Hillman</i> Carothers
Added by: Emily Bush
Shirley <i>Hillman</i> Carothers
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