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Shirley Poffinbarger

August 25, 1939 February 22, 2018
Shirley Poffinbarger
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Obituary for Shirley Poffinbarger

Shirley Ann Poffinbarger, age 78, of Mattoon passed away at 7:34 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Funeral services honoring her life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor David Beerbower officiating. Burial will follow at Bell Cemetery, Greenup. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Shirley was born on August 25, 1939 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Lawrence and Mamie (Vaughn) Carlen. She married Ralph Poffinbarger in 1959. He preceded her in death in 1996.
Survivors include her sons, Russell L. (Sheila) Poffinbarger and Leonard (Carol) Poffinbarger all of Mattoon, IL; grandchildren, Nicholas Poffinbarger of Mattoon, IL, Samantha (Chris) English of Farmington, MO, Zachary (Samantha) Poffinbarger of Mattoon, IL, Jenny (Leif) Pesola of Mattoon, IL, Chrissy Epperson of Derby, KS, Mike (Nicole) Epperson of Mattoon, IL and Alicia Santrock of Alton, IL; and 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Madonna Seitz of Springfield, IL and Lena Wofford of Casey, IL; and brother, Hubert “Tip” Carlen of Greenup, IL. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and husband; brothers, Floyd Carlen and Robert Carlen; and sisters, Dorothy Henderson, Jane Jones, Harriot Laymen and Lela Wendling.
Shirley retired from Brown Shoe Company after twenty-eight years of service. She was a member of the Church of God in Greenup. Shirley loved camping with her husband, listening to country music and playing cards. Most of all, Shirley cherished spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She dearly loved her two sons, who also adored her and were very devoted. Shirley will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.


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Visitation

Tuesday

27

Feb

1:00 PM 2/27/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/27/2018 2:00:00 PM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

27

Feb

2:00 PM 2/27/2018 2:00:00 PM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

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Bell Cemetery Final Resting Place
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