Judith 'Judy' Burrill


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Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Judith E. "Judy" Burrill, 68, of Milan, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to ARC of Rock Island County.
Judy was born Nov. 18, 1944, in Toulon, Ill., a daughter of Frank and Florence Sentney Garrison. She married Loren C. Burrill in 1965, in Orion.
Judy worked for many years at Bonnett Wholesale Florist, Milan.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed crocheting, NASCAR and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Surviving are her children (and spouses), Mark (Tere) Burrill, Hampton, Mike (Jennifer) Burrill, Moline, and Matt Burrill, Milan; grandchildren, Laura, Amanda, Julia, Mia and Tyler; brother, Gerry (Valerie) Garrison, Aledo; sisters, Karen (Frank) Froehlich, Hinton, Iowa, and Karole (John) Aultman, East Moline; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Elizabeth Louise "Betty Lou."
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com












 




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