Shirley A. Davis, 87, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Martin Health Center, in Bloomington. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at Grace Church, in Normal. Pastor Len Thebarge officiated. Burial followed the service at East Lawn Mausoleum, in Bloomington. A visitation was from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, in Bloomington, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. before the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Grace Church, 1311 W. Hovey, Normal, IL 61761, or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Shirley A. Davis, 87, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Martin Health Center, in Bloomington. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at Grace Church, in Normal. Pastor Len Thebarge officiated. Burial followed the service at East Lawn Mausoleum, in Bloomington. A visitation was from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, in Bloomington, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. before the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Grace Church, 1311 W. Hovey, Normal, IL 61761, or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Shirley was born March 31, 1931, in Rushville, the daughter of Roland C. and Mary A. (Asher) Pollock. She married Robert L. Davis on June 18, 1954, in Roodhouse. He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1992.

Shirley graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University. She taught music in elementary schools in Hoopeston. She was a homemaker and taught piano privately for 27 years. She was the church organist in several churches. She was a member of Grace Church and Zeta Eta Alumni Chapter of Delta Omicron music sorority.

Shirley is survived by her children: Elizabeth (Stan) Hitzeman, of Carmel, Ind.; Kathy (Jim) Schaffer, of Oswego; James (Lauren) Davis, of Downers Grove; and John Davis, of Skokie; along with 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother, John Pollock.

Shirley was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.