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Shirley Ann Kight
  • July 20, 1928
  • -
  • April 09, 2018

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Obituary

Shirley Ann “Maude” Kight, nee Weaver, 89 of Lehigh Acres, FL passed peacefully on Monday April 9, 2018.  She was born July 20, 1928 in Georgetown, IL to Ralph and Vera Weaver.

Shirley was a 1946 graduate of Georgetown High School and spent several years working for Doctor Henderson in Georgetown.  Later she worked for the University of Illinois as an extra help stage hand and spotlight operator at the Assembly Hall and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts as well as seasonal help in the Illini Union Bookstore.  She was a volunteer with the PTA Council, Champaign County Crime Prevention Council, and the Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery program.  She enjoyed volunteering at hospital auxillaries.  Shirley was a life member of the Hope Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.

She was married to Robert Eugene “Bob” Kight of Attica, IN on September 5, 1953.  They resided in Georgetown, later Savoy, IL until 1987 then moving to Labelle, FL.

Survivors include her son Ralph Scott (Helen) Kight of Lehigh Acres, FL, her brother Phillip Ray Weaver of Catlin, IL, nieces Melinda (Rick) Long and Malia (Joe) Pelszynski, both of Catlin, IL, and nephew Doug (Jan) Weaver of Cape Coral, FL, and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister-in-law Patricia Weaver.

Her remains will be interred at the National Cemetery in Danville, IL along with those of her husband Bob on June 15, 2018 at 1pm.

Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Brothers, Fort Myers, FL is entrusted with final care.



Service

Location:
Danville National Cemetery
1900 E. Main Street, Danville, IL 61832
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Date & Time:
June 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM


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  1. 25 Apr 2018
    Bob & Carol Noftz says:
    Had wonderful crazy years as neighbors. You are missed.
    Prayers to Scott and Helen, love you guys.

  2. 25 Apr 2018
    Patty Long We had some good times--RIP lit a candle:
    Lit since April 25, 2018 at 4:01:25 PM

  3. 25 Apr 2018
    Randy & Edith Geslani says:
    Our condolences & prayers for the family. Rest in peace, Maude.

  4. 24 Apr 2018
    Kim Masek lit a candle:
    Lit since April 24, 2018 at 4:48:09 PM

  5. 23 Apr 2018
    Pam and Wil says:
    You’ll be missed

  6. 23 Apr 2018
    Carolyn & Martin Estep says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you both as you give their earthly remains a resting place.

  7. 23 Apr 2018
    Judith. Swink lit a candle:
    Lit since April 23, 2018 at 4:44:32 PM

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