Shirley Lucille Link, 78, of Benld, IL, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 2:25 pm. She was born August 29, 1940, in Jerseyville, IL to James McCaherty & Theresa "Lucille" Dabbs McCaherty. She was a registered nurse for a hospital. Shirley was an avid card player. She is survived by her children, Rhonda (Ron) Heyen of Gillespie, IL, Theresa Franks of Wilmington, NC, Brenda (Deane) Martin of Butler, IL, grandchildren, Michael (Jane) Heyen, Mitchell (Denise) Heyen, Meredith Johnston, Emma Franks, Sabrey (Doug) Ball, Tara (Colin) Quinn, Erin (Troy Lamprecht) Martin, 11 great grandchildren, siblings, Anna (Dale) Jarman of Jerseyville, IL, Carole Jean Feazell of Jacksonville, FL, Linda McCaherty of Springfield, IL, several nieces and nephews and former husband, Mike Link of Cottage Hills. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Brandon Heyen, sister, Mary Lou McCaherty and son in law, Charles Franks. Friends may call on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Memorial services are Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL. Inurnment will be in Bethel Ridge Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the National Federation of the Blind. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to:
National Federation of the Blind