Shirley E. Albert, age 75, of rural Smithboro, passed away Friday, July 31 at her home. Funeral services for 75 year old Shirley E. Albert will be Tuesday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m. at the Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Noffsinger Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, August 3 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to Bond County Hospice, Noffsinger Cemetery, the Pleasant Mound Baptist Church, or the Greenville First Christian Church. Young Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley was born October 25, 1939 in Highland, IL to Milton and Dolly (Ulmet) Willman. She married William “Bill” Albert on June 2, 1956 in Mulberry Grove, IL.
She is survived by her husband William “Bill” Albert of Smithboro, her children Carmen (Steve) Emerson of Edwardsville, IL, Carl (Jan) Albert of Mulberry Grove, IL, and Connie (Steve) Hamel of Greenville, IL., her grandchildren Joseph Hamel, Isaac Hamel, Jaclyn Hamel, Joe Wright, Newt Albert, Lorri Albert, and Olivia Emerson, her great grandchildren Cannon Hamel and Cullen Hamel, her sister Rosemary (Melvin) Mollet of Georgetown, CA, her brothers Denny (Marilyn) Willman of Greenville and Ted Willman of Greenville. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers Thomas Willman, Roscoe Willman, Paul Willman and Hollie Willman.
She grew up in rural Greenville. She moved to Campbell, CA after her marriage and graduated from high school there. She and her husband moved back to Greenville in 1957 and then to Pleasant Mound in 1970. She worked for 37 years in the Bond County Clerk’s office retiring in 2009. She was a member of the Black Diamond Quilt Guild and enjoyed showing her work at The Bond County Fair. She had attended The Pleasant Mound Baptist Church.
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