Shirley Ann Thorp


ST. CHARLES, Mo. — Shirley Ann Thorp (nee Daniels), aged 95, of St. Charles, Mo., passed on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. 

Shirley, a former resident of Clinton and Jacksonville, Ill., was a 1945 graduate of Clinton Community High School. 

Shirley is survived by her children, George Mark (Jill) Thorp, Richard Eric (Andrea) Thorp, Brian Edward Thorp, and Janice Elaine Thorp, treasured grandmother of George Jonathan Eric (Kristina) Thorp, Kristina Lynn (Anthony White) Thorp, Richard Christopher (Megan) Thorp, and Stephanie Daniel Thorp, great-grandmother of George Jacob Gene, Hannah Nicole, Parker Rae, Richard Jackson, Grace Louise, Lucas William August, and Henry Church. 

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, George Thorp, and by her mother, Lucille Dolberts (nee Spainhour), and her step-father Fred Waryer Wright.  She was also preceded in death by her brothers Robert Meade Daniels, Thornton Earl Daniels, and John Gilbert Daniels.

Visitation will be held on January 13 from 10a.m.-noon, followed immediately by the funeral services at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Charles, MO 63304. 

Interment will be at noon on January 14 with a short graveside service at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Shirley Thorp memorial fund for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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