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Shirley Mae Prior

November 7, 1928 - June 4, 2021

Shirley Mae Prior, 92, of Riverton, died at 6:05 am, Friday, June 4, 2021, at Villa Health Care East in Sherman. She was born November 7, 1928, in Riverton, to Louis and Ethel (Taylor) Becker. She married Earl Prior on October 26, 1947, and he preceded her in death on March 2, 2015.

She is survived by one daughter, JoEllyn (Darrell) Turner of Riverton; one son, Donald Prior of Riverton; seven grandchildren; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gene and Franklin Becker and one sister, Virginia Becker.

Shirley retired from Ameren CIPS after 27 years and previously worked for New York Life.

She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Riverton.

Visitation: 8:30-10:30 am, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Gifford officiating.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverton Rescue Squad.

CDC Protocol shall be followed.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Time: 08:30 am - 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverton Rescue Squad.


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