McLEAN - Shirley M. Emberton, 71, rural McLean, died at 8:50 a.m. Monday (June 5, 2006) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
Her funeral will be at noon Saturday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 204 E. Cole St., Heyworth. Pastor Mike Black will officiate. Burial will be in Randolph Township Memorial Cemetery, Heyworth. Visitation will be for one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Emberton was born Jan. 13, 1935, in Heyworth. She was the daughter of Elmer L. and Goldie Rousey Shannon. She married Clarence J. Emberton on July 1, 1952, in Heyworth. He survives in McLean.
Other survivors include: four sons: Jr. (Janet) Emberton and Chris Emberton, both of Hudson; Michael Emberton, Bloomington; and Doug Emberton, Rutland; five daughters, Janet Gregory, Brenda Emberton and Toney (David) Kaufman, all of Bloomington; Beverly (Kenny) Adams, Rossville, Ind.; and Carolyn Emberton, Forrest; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Junior Shannon, Heyworth, and Gordon (Judy) Shannon, Branson, Mo.; and three sisters, Betty Zimmerman, Eustis, Fla.; Pat Girdler, Heyworth; and Donna Rae (Howard) Steele, Clinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, two sisters and one grandchild.