Edna Shilling

Edna ShillingEdna Mae Shilling, 96, of Browning, formerly of Peoria, died at 11:27 p.m. Dec. 19, 2006, at her home.

She was born Jan. 31, 1910, in Browning Township, Schuyler County, a daughter of Henry and Florence McElroy Boyd. She married Robert Clyde Shilling on Dec. 31, 1944, in Peoria. He died Aug. 17, 1944.

Also preceding her in death were one sister, Hilda "Babs" Jennings; and three brothers, Lewis, Otis and Guy Boyd.

Surviving are five sisters, Estel Vaughn of Albany, Ore., Nelda Lane and Bula Milham, both of Browning, Edith O'Dell of Phoenix, Ariz., and Glenna (and James) Burkett of Panama City, Fla.; and one brother, Burl C. Boyd of Browning.

She worked for Hiram Walker in Peoria for many years.

Graveside services were held Thursday at Browning Cemetery with Gary Sheets officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Browning Cemetery or to Samaritan's Purse.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/27/2006

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