|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1929|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2012|
Ruth Ann Shackelford, 82, of Peoria, IL., passed away Monday, Jan. 16,2012 at Proctor Hospital in Peorial, IL.
She was born April 10, 1929, to Harry and Clara (Fogg) Nelson. She married Norman Shackelford Oct. 10, 1964, in Peorial, IL.
He survives, along with her two sons, James B. Thomas of East Peoria, IL, and William P. Thomas of Aumsville, OR; and four daughters, Marijane Thomas of Peorial, IL, Rena Allen (stepdaughter) of Rock Island, IL, Lisa Williams (stepdaughter) and Laura Burdess (stepdaughter) both of Edwards, IL. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and her sister June Stiers of Whiting, NJ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Tena Hiltz; and two grandsons, Johnathon Crain and one infant.
Ruth graduated from Central High School. She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, where a memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at 3p.m. Pastor Clarence Small will officiate.
Cremation has been accorded.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
Harry Edward Nelson (1883 - 1970)
Clara Orilla Fogg Nelson (1898 - 1969)
Tena May Thomas Hiltz (1946 - 2011)*
Chillicothe City Cemetery
Created by: Valerie (Shackelford) Ne...
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
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