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Shirley M. Gronewold

October 31, 1931 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 88)


Shirley M. Gronewold, 88, of Metamora, formerly of Washington, IL passed away at 6:53 pm Monday, August 24, 2020, at Unity Point Health-Proctor in Peoria.

She was born on October 31, 1931 in Columbia, TN to H. Corbet and Willie M. (Bryant) Scroggins. She married Donald R. Gronewold on December 27, 1959, in Washington, IL. He passed away on August 25, 2015. Her parents and five sisters also preceded her in death.

Surviving are her son, Kevin Gronewold of Metamora. Also surviving are a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins and many extended family along with the three cats.

Shirley was a homemaker and also worked part time at Town and Country in Washington for several years. She was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, Washington Historical Society, United Methodist Women (UMW) and a former member of the Washington Women’s Club.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Friday, August 28, 2020, at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington. A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 am Saturday, August 29, 2020, also at the funeral home. Pastor Jason Woolever will officiate. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton, IL. Due to COVID-19, social distancing guidelines will be followed and everyone is encouraged to wear a mask/face covering.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Crossroads United Methodist Church or to the Washington Historical Society. To share a memory or to leave a condolence for her family, please visit


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August 28, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mason-White Funeral Home
20 Valley Forge Road
Washington, IL 61571

Funeral Service
August 29, 2020

10:00 AM
Mason-White Funeral Home
20 Valley Forge Road
Washington, IL 61571

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