Shirley J Reid

March 17th, 1956 to July 18th, 2022

Shirley Jean Reid, 82, of North Street, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022 at home with her family by her side.

She was born October 3, 1939 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois to the late Gordon and Arline Major. She married James E. Reid on March 17, 1956 in Lincoln Park. He preceded her in death on August 8, 2013 after 57 years of marriage.

Shirley worked at Mary Maxim, Westside Cleaners and Modern Cleaners. She enjoyed crocheting, playing Yahtzee and going to garage and sidewalk sales.

She is survived by her son, James (Kristin) Reid Jr.; two daughters, Arline May and Deborah Shepley (Tim Morris); seven grandchildren, Tanya (Barrett) Schantz, Melissa Reid, Andrea (John) Gossman, Robert (Andrea) May Jr., Lucas (Jamie) Reid, Katy (Josh) Fisher and Nicholas (Kelsey) Shepley; 14 great grandchildren, Makayla, Jonathan, Olivia, Hannah, Lexie, Ryan, Reilly, Emily, Brooklyn, Madelyn, Lily, Jaden, Brenden and Jackson; sister, Beverly Culter; special sister-in-law, Ruth Reid; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Robert May and James Shepley; and brother, Richard Major.

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2022 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Randy Bennett will officiate.

Burial will be in Kinney Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob May Jr., Lucas Reid, Nicholas Shepley, Josh Fisher, Chuck Wahls and Gary Cooper.

Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice. To send condolences, visit

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