Shirley Marie (Davis) Keasling

May 13, 1938 ~ July 8, 2018 (age 80)

Shirley Marie Keasling of Worden, Illinois passed away on July 8, 2018 at eh Heritage Health in Gillespie, Illinois.  She was 80 years, 1 month and 25 days of age.

Shirley Keasling ws born on May 13, 1938 to her parents Charles Everett and Lena Marie Singleton Davis in Dixon, Mo.  She was united in marriage to George Leroy Keasling .  George Keasling precedes her in death.


Shirley Keasling was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Shirley Keasling is survived by sons: Nick Tervasi and wife Ginger of Bunker HIll, Mo.; Jeffrey Tervasi of Worden, Illinois; and Joseph Tervasi and wife Tammy of Wilsonville, Illinois; stepsons: Lee Smith and wife Julie of London, England and George Darren Keasling and wife Vickie of Worden, Illinois; daughter: Leisa Bailey and husband Kenny of Sedgewickville, Mo.; brothers: Avery Davis and wife Diane of Counce, Tennessee; and Johnny Davis and wife Margaret of Crocker, Mo.  Along with seventeen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding Shirley Keasling in death are her parents: Charles and Lena Marie Singleton Davis; husband George Leroy Keasling; and brother Greg Davis and step-mother: Neva Davis and step-father: Donal Stombaugh.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11 A.M. at the Miles Cemetery in rural St. James, Mo.

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All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. 

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