Shirley Jones High
Birth Date: July 19, 1936
Death Date: January 31, 2018
Shirley Jones High, 81, of Arthur, IL, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday, February, 5, 2018, at Vine Street Christian Church in Arthur, IL. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM Monday at the Church.
Burial will be at Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown, IL.
Memorials: Vine Street Christian Church or Macon county Animal Shelter.
Shirley was born July 19, 1936 in Macon, IL, the daughter of George and Fauna (West) Jones. She married Dean High on September 5, 1953 in Corinth, MS.
Shirley was a machine operator for General Electric. She was also known as the “Delivery Lady” who would deliver pharmaceuticals for Dick’s Pharmacy. She also took joy in serving as an in-home caregiver. She loved taking care of her flower garden and yard. She was known as the original Martha Stewart as she was a crafty sort. She was very active with reaching out to her community and loved helping others.
She leaves behind to help cherish her memory her daughter, Laury High Scott and her husband Tracy of Arthur, IL, her grandson, JD Scott and special niece and nephew Gina and Jim Larry.
The Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur, IL has been entrusted with the care of Shirley. Condolences may be left to the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
Video Tribute for Shirley Jones High: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/568P7R59KKWS68FD