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Shirley A. Burnett

February 20, 1937 August 10, 2019
Shirley A. Burnett
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Obituary for Shirley A. Burnett

Peoria- Shirley A. Burnett, 82, passed away quietly at home August 10, 2019 at 11:55 a.m, surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born February 20, 1937 to Howard B. and Florence Kee Traver. She lovingly married Frank F. Burnett on July 12, 1971.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, five brothers, and her husbands; Lawrence L. Wilson and Frank F. Burnett.

Shirley is survived by her children, Marvin G. Giles, Marvin (Michelle) Wilson, Howard (Wendy) Burnett, Rhonda Burnett, Loretta (Kris) Joachim, Chris (Tracy) Burnett, Sunae (James) Spurlock and Ronee (Jesse) Collins; and her sisters; Manila Robinson of Gary, IN. and Peggy Royster of Phoenix, AZ. Shirley also has nineteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews she dearly loved.

She first started her career as a CNA, later became an LPN, and worked at Pavilion Oaks in Peoria from 1970-1995.

Shirley has a family in Christ through The Salvation Army Peoria Corps where she was a Senior Soldier. She was a loved and valued member of the congregation.

A Funeral service will be on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11 a.m. at The Salvation Army Corps located at 2903 W. Nebraska Ave. in Peoria.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at Salvation Army Corps.

Burial will be in Pottstown Cemetery.

Memorial may be made to The Salvation Army Corps or OSF Hospice.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

13

Aug

5:00 PM 8/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

14

Aug

10:00 AM 8/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
The Salvation Army Corps

2903 W. Nebraska Ave.
Peoria, Il 61604

The Salvation Army Corps
2903 W. Nebraska Ave. Peoria 61604 Il
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

14

Aug

11:00 AM 8/14/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
The Salvation Army Corps

2903 W. Nebraska Ave.
Peoria, Il 61604

The Salvation Army Corps
2903 W. Nebraska Ave. Peoria 61604 Il
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Salvation Army Corps

2903 W. Nebraska Ave.
Peoria, Il 61604

OSF Hospice

2265 W Altorfer Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
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