Shawn Pilgrim

Shawn D. Pilgrim, 26, of Ipava was pronounced dead at 6:17 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her residence.

She died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a car in which she had fallen asleep caught fire in front of her home.

She was born Sept. 1, 1977, in Peoria, a daughter of Steve and Sharolyn Bennett Pilgrim.

Surviving are her mother of Ipava; one brother, Shad (and Tomasa) Pilgrim of Monmouth; and her grandfather, Charles Pilgrim of Smithfield.

She was preceded in death by her father, paternal grandmother and maternal grandparents.

She was a waitress in the Fulton County area, last working at Bucher's Club 24 in Summum.

She graduated from Lewistown High School and was a past princess of the Spoon River Drive Association.

Graveside services will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Randall Cemetery in Ipava with Rev. Vicki Rilea officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Shawn Pilgrim Memorial Fund in care of Ipava State Bank.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/29/2003

Current Obituaries in the Astoria South Fulton Argus