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Shirley Carroll

March 18, 1933 — June 4, 2017

Shirley Marie Carroll, 84, of Congerville, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Sunday, June 04, 2017 at Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

She was born March 18, 1933 in Mackinaw, IL to Charles and Goldie (Rickett) Amerman. She married Robert Charles Carroll on May 30, 1952 in Goodfield. He died March 8, 1999 in Congerville. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charles Amerman, David Amerman, 3 sisters, Violet Salzman, Juanita Sprinkle, Margaret Betts; 1 Grandson and 1 Great-grandson.

Surviving are her children, Douglas (Kathy) Carroll, Craig (Deb) Carroll, Kirk (Belinda) Carroll, Eric (Tammie) Carroll, Monica (Chris) Brandt; 3 sisters Mary Jo Schupp, Yvonne Powell, Carol Kay Fenwick, 1 brother, Darrell Amerman; 16 Grandchildren and 17 Great-grandchildren.

Shirley was a Secretary for 55 years working for many local establishments including Heyl Motors, Sam Leman and Conklin Dinner Theater. She was a member of Washington Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Jerry Jacobsen will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Olio cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at


JUN 6. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

JUN 7. 10:30 AM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

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