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Connour, Shirley F.
Shirley F. Connour, age 66 of Galesburg, IL, died at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL at 5:58 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2010.

Shirley was born December 14, 1943 in Galesburg, Ill., the daughter of Clem Huffaker and Caroline Overbaker Huffaker. She married James B. Connour, Sr. on May 11, 1962 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on February 19, 2001.

She is survived by her mother, Caroline Huffaker of Galesburg, two sons, James B. (and Tawna) Connour, Jr. of Knoxville, Ill. and Kevin R. (and Tammy) Connour of Wataga, Ill., a brother, Terry (and Sharon) Huffaker of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., two grandchildren, Coty Connour and Brittany Connour and a great granddaughter, Lyric Finnegan. She is preceded in death by her father and her husband.

Shirley had lived all her life in Galesburg and worked as a secretary for State Farm Insurance with Gale Brock and Rob Williams. She loved to play bingo, read and to paint scenery pictures and loved to spend time with her family.

Graveside services will be held at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Hinchliff-PearsonWest Funeral Home in Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donors choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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