JOY, Ill. -- Shirley Ann Kiddoo, 68, Joy, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Trinity Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.
Private burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be left at the funeral home for First Baptist Church, Joy.
She was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Aledo, the daughter of Clarence and Louise Doss Mizner. She married Robert L. 'Bill' Kiddoo Feb. 25, 1960, in Aledo.
She attended Aledo schools.
In partnership with her sister Joyce, she owned and operated K&K Upholstery in Joy for 35 years. Most recently she was employed in the housekeeping department at the Aledo Health and Rehab Center.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and she enjoyed poetry, playing softball in her younger years and especially loved her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Robin Barnhouse and husband Mike of Joy; a son, Rick Kiddoo and wife Diann of Tennessee; six grandchildren, Shaun and Rusty Kiddoo, Jon, Heather, Rachel and Sam Barnhouse; and three sisters, Mickey Lawson of Geneseo, Ill., Joyce Kernan and Myrtle McWhorter, both of Aledo
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Brickey and Heavy.
ALEDO, Illinois - Elizabeth B. Kiddoo, 90, of Aledo, Illinois, formerly of Joy, died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at the Mercer County Hospital in Aledo.
Funeral Service will be July 2, 2008, at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at the Peniel Cemetery, Joy.
Memorials may be left to the Joy United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Kiddoo was born May 16, 1918, in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of Charles and Phebe Sheriff Kellums. She married Don W. Kiddoo on July 9, 1937, in Canton, Missouri. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2000.
She graduated from New Boston High School and attended Western Illinois University.
She was a homemaker and a farm wife, a member of the Joy United Methodist Church and the Happy Hour Neighborhood Club. She was an avid reader and nature lover. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, walking and was a fabulous cookie and pie maker. Her greatest joy in life was watching her children and grandchildren grow and encouraging their successes in their lives.
Survivors include two daughters, Jean Kiddoo of Aledo, Illinois and Ruth Ann Dondanville of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania; a son, John Kiddoo and wife, Linda, of Moline, Illinois; five grandchildren, Karen Weatherbee and husband, David, of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania; Christopher Dondanville and wife, Tiffany, of Spring Hill, Tennessee; Angela Kiddoo and fiancé Blake Cosentino of DeKalb, Illinois, Douglas Stenfeldt of Evanston, Illinois, Zachary Stenfeldt and wife, Casey, of Marion, Iowa; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son and one brother.