Shirley Dagg-Timmons passed away on Sunday April 15, 2012 with family and friends at her side.
She was born Shirley Ann Lingo on August 14, 1940 in Nason, Illinois to Lucille and Elmo Lingo. Her parents died when she was very young and she went to live with her uncle Omer (Buddy) Lingo. He preceded her in death. She had three brothers, Teddy, Elmo and John (Nonny) Lingo. All three brothers have preceded her in death.
She married Warren Leevy in Mt. Vernon, IL on August 14, 1956. She bore five children with Warren; Barbara (Jerry Denny), Warren (Carolyn), Mary Alice (John Stacey), Shirley, and Gary (Barbara). She and Warren divorced in 1970. She married Verl Dagg in 1971 and bore a son Lawrence in 1973.
She leaves behind her 6 children, her grandchildren; Mandy (Stacey) Mock, Michael Stacey, Jennifer Gallup, Jacob Gallup, Matthew Leevy, Jason Leevy, Mikaela Leevy, Grant Leevy and Glenn Leevy. She also leaves behind great grandchildren Samuel Mock, Loretta Mock, John David Mock, Ethan Denny, John Jacob Denny, Jayvyn Gallup and Jackson Leevy. She also leaves behind her best friends Mitzi Parker and Bobby Clemmons, and her beloved cat Calico.
She was an LPN nurse who went on to Millikin University and graduated with a BSN in 1987. She worked at both hospitals St. Mary’s and DMH and several nursing homes during her nursing career. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan, enjoyed sewing, knitting and putting puzzles together and watching Cardinals baseball.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Shakelford and his staff for their great kindness, continuous support and care while she was their patient. If you wish, in lieu of flowers please make a donation in her name to the local food bank.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com
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