Shurley Ruth Ellison

Born: Wed., Nov. 24, 1948
Died: Fri., May 28, 2021


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 03, 2021
Location: Niebur Funeral Chapel


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Jun. 03, 2021
Location: Niebur Funeral Chapel


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Shurley Ruth Ellison, age 72, of Hull, IL passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at her home. She was born on November 24, 1948 in Virgins, IL to Paul Edward and Helen Hawk Stell. Shurley married Ronald W. Ellison, Sr. on October 29, 1966 at Rockport, IL and he survives.

Shurley was of Christian faith and was dedicated to her family and they brought her great joy. She worked for many years at the Hull Restaurant and then went on to work at Wendy’s where she became a manager. Shurley loved hummingbirds, tending to her flowers and garden, playing games on her phone and watching wrestling. She was the glue that always held the family together and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her husband of over 50 years lovingly describes her as ‘a good girl’.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald; son, Ron (Kristi) Ellison, Jr. of Kinderhook, IL; daughters, Pennie Smith of Hull, IL and Jamie (Donnie) Shepard of Quincy, IL; grandchildren, Ashley (Travis) Mountain, Mason Smith, Danielle (Donavon) Wainman, Austin Ellison and Kolby Smith; five great grandchildren; brothers, Frank (Kim) Stell of Belleville, IL, Gloyd Stell of Belleville, IL and Paul Eugene Stell of Chicago, IN; and sisters, Louise (Randy) Gentelin of Waterloo, IL and Helen (Timothy) Overman of Belleville, IL.

Shurley was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Helen Stell; brothers, William Stell and Paul ‘Rocky’ Stell, Jr.; and sister, Donna.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry.  Visitation will be held prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  There will be no interment to follow and cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials are suggested to he made to the family c/o Ron Ellison.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

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