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Shirley J. Coulter

Published: Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Shirley J. Coulter

ROCK FALLS – Shirley J. Coulter, 80, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Shirley was born Aug. 24, 1933, in Coleta, to James Wilson and Violet Laura (Cox) Glenn. She married Louis Coulter on Aug. 20, 1956, in Sterling. Shirley loved attending her great-grandchildren’s sporting events, and had a passion for crocheting. 

Survivors include her husband, Louis, of Rock Falls; three daughters, Stephanie G. Lilly of Rock Falls, Stacie Violet Cupit of Lumberton, Miss., and Connie L. Waller of Dixon; one son, Thomas Coulter of Rock Falls; one sister-in-law, Nieta Bernard of Georgia; six grandchildren, William (Patricia) Lilly of Sterling, Lisa Lilly of Rock Falls, Melissa Coulter of Rock Falls, Angela Stage of Sterling, Jennifer (Todd) Ries-Ennells of Sterling, and Jessica Ries (Joseph Swanborg) of Rockford; 15 great-grandchildren, Curtis Lilly, Bryant Lilly, Deja Coulter, MaKayla Lilly, Karl Bradshaw, Rhiannon Minor, Todd Ennells Jr., Jazmin Coulter, Ajayla Ries-Ennells, James Ennells, Violet Lilly, William Coulter, Jonah Coulter, Olivia Partridge, and Damali Ennells; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Scott L. Coulter; and one brother, James Wilson Glenn Jr. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday and the funeral at 6 p.m. Saturday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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