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Shirley A. (Anderson) Reynolds

August 12, 1925 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 92)

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Graveside Service
November 4, 2017

11:00 AM
Alpha Cemetery

Alpha, IL 61413

Shirley A. Reynolds, 92 of Galesburg, IL, formerly of Alpha, IL died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, IL. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Alpha Cemetery. There is no visitation. Memorials may be left to the Oxford Fire Department or the Andover American Legion Auxiliary Post #465. Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

She was born August 12, 1925 in Galesburg, IL to Arthur “Fred” and Elsie Knox Anderson. Shirley attended the local schools. She was united in marriage to William Earl Reynolds April 12, 1951 in Cuba, IL. He died March 1, 1980.

She was a homemaker.

Shirley was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Andover, IL.

Shirley enjoyed being with her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Marsha (Mike) Steines of Galesburg, IL; Sue (Dennis) Shannon of Alpha, IL; Nancy (Gary Higbee) Reynolds of Roseville, IL; 6 grandchildren: Jamie Stickle, Dawn (Chad) Sanders, Chris (Alissa) Steines; Michele (Tim) Walgren; Heather (Brad) Hopping; Shaun (Naice) Steines; 12 great grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew.

Her parents, husband, three sisters and one brother preceded her in death.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Oxford Township Fire Department
101 West D. Street, Alpha IL 61413

Andover American Legion Auxiliary Post 465
PO Box 60, Andover IL 61233

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