Ellen Shoot

Obituary of Ellen Shoot

Ellen M. Shoot, 101, of Jacksonville passed away Sunday evening, March 4, 2018 at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. She was born January 21, 1917 in Commerce, MO the daughter of Phillip and Mary Link Pfefferkorn.

She grew up in Valley Park, Mo and continued living there until 1950. She then moved to St. Louis and worked as a seamstress in a clothing factory until 1976 when she married Charles Shoot and moved to Plainfield, In.

                She is survived by a son, Paul Huff of Imperial, MO; 5 grandchildren, Mary (Mark), R. Joe (Ellen), Roger (Joy), David and Bob (Queen); 24 great- grandchildren; 41 great-great grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews. Following the death of her husband in 1989 she moved to Jacksonville to be close to her family, where she remained until her death. She was preceded in death by her husband; her daughter, Mary Graves; son-in-law, Joe Graves; daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann Huff; granddaughter, Judy Mueller (Marc) and a grandson, Steve Graves.

A private service will be held with burial at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Church of Our Saviour. Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.