Shirley Webb

Apr 20th, 1930 - Sep 19th, 2017


Community of Christ Church

Sun, Sep. 24th, 2017 1pm


Community of Christ Church

Sun, Sep. 24th, 2017 2pm

Shirley Webb

Marion-Shirley Webb, 87, passed away on September 19, 2017 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Shirley was born on April 20, 1930 in Hammond, IN to Walter and Clara (Worley) Thon. She married Cecil Webb on January 8, 1949 in Hammond.  He preceded her in death in 2010.

Survivors include:

Son-Jack Webb of Marion

Daughter-Jean and David Peters of Crown Point, IN


Clara and Jeremy Wineinger

Brian Peters

Great grandchildren:

Abigail Wineinger

Jordan Peters

Nicholas Peters

Natalie Peters

In laws:

Chuck and Marilyn Webb

Bob and Judy Rude

Wally Webb

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband

Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, September 23, 2017 at Community of Christ Church in Tunnel Hill with Pastor Glenn Webb officiating. Burial will follow at Webb Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Sunday from 1pm until the time of service at the church.  Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/ Marion, IL   62948.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

10 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Sonja Webb Fleming

    From: marion, Illinois

    Date: September 20, 2017

    So sorry to here about Shirley. Thinking of all the family.

  • Guest: Mary Ruth Webb

    From: Green Mountain, North Carolina

    Date: September 21, 2017

    I lived next door to Junior and Shirley, and Jean and Jack, for the first 17 years of my life. They were a fixture…an extension of my own family. Their door was always open, and I entered it A LOT. Junior was so much fun to be around and Shirley was always very kind and good to me. What comes to my mind when I think about those days and Shirley are: 1. Roman Meal Bread, and 2. Cribbage. And she made the absolute world’s finest crescent rolls. She must have made thousands of them, because she knew how much everyone loved them and she made them to please us all.

    She took great care of Junior when he became sick with Dementia, and she did it with an amazing amount of patience and grace. After he passed away, she seemed to move into her life alone with ease and strength. When the time came for her to get a new car, she went out and bought herself a beauty…a hot little bright red number! I loved seeing her in that car.

    I know that Shirley’s last year was a happy and wonderful one for her, having Jack as her helper and caregiver. It could not have been better for her.

    Much love to Jack and Jean and their families, Chuck (my Dad) and Marilyn, and Wally, and to Bob and Judi.

    From Mary Ruth Webb

  • Guest: Maggie Durkin

    From: Lowell, Massachusetts

    Date: September 21, 2017

    Such a sweet lady. I’m grateful for the times we spent together. Rest in peace Shirley 💕

  • Guest: Karen Sullivan

    From: PELHAM, New Hampshire

    Date: September 21, 2017

    My deepest sympathy to the family, she was such a strong and determined lady. We had many phone calls where she didn’t pull any punches about her opinions and she would make me laugh. She will live on in all your memories and be missed.

  • Guest: Nancy (Hayden) Webb

    From: Derry, New Hampshire

    Date: September 22, 2017

    My heartfelt condolences to Jack, Jean, and all the family. Shirley was one of the kindest, most loving people I have ever known, and the best Mom-in-law that a girl could ever have. Rest in peace, sweet lady.

  • Guest: Tom Webb

    From: Chesterton, Indiana

    Date: September 22, 2017

    Sorry to hear about aunt Shirley. I fondly remember when the Webb families of Junior, Chuck, Gib and Wally met for Christmas. We had lots of laughs and great food.
    Mary is right, Shirley was a great cook, and whenever we visited, she insisted we have something to eat.

  • Guest: Gerald Webb

    From: , Washington

    Date: September 22, 2017

    When I think of Christmas I think of going to Aunt Shirley and Uncle Juniors home with Jean and Jack. We would eat a wonderful meal and visit with our Uncles, Aunts, and Cousins. Aunt Shirley was a wonderful host always tending to her guests. We will miss her.

  • Guest: Ken and Barbara Myers

    From: Dunnegan, Missouri

    Date: September 22, 2017

    To Jeannie and Jack and all the family,So very sorry for your loss.Aunt Shirley was a large part of my growing up.I remember her and Uncle Jr. very fondly.

    Warm Regards,
    Ken and Barbara Myers

  • Guest: Jerry maginot

    From: Griffith, Indiana

    Date: September 26, 2017

    Living across the street growing up, Shirley was my second mom and being catholic all my life belonging to a big church, myself and Linda really enjoyed the small country church. Pastor Phil did a remarkable job delivering the homily. Her life made all of us better people.

  • Guest: Jeanette Payne

    From: Bloomington, Indiana

    Date: September 26, 2017

    Deepest sympathies to Jack and family. I never met Shirley but I know Jack. She had to have been a wonderful lady because she has a very loving and caring son. Prayers for peace and comfort.