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Welcome to the memorial page for

Shirley Jean Coley

June 9, 1937 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 81)


Shirley Jean Coley, 81, of Caseyville, IL, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Shirley was born June 9, 1937 in Kentucky to Claude and Ethel, nee Wachsman, Kasson. She married Benjamin H. Coley, Jr. on July 11, 1958; he preceded her in death on May 30, 2011.

Shirley was a talented musician and once played alongside her brothers in their band, The Kassonettes. She was an avid bowler and was involved in two local bowling leagues. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Caseyville for many years. Shirley will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Keith Ben Coley and Kenny James Coley; and two brothers, James R. Kasson and Donald Kasson.

Shirley is survived by her sons, Ben H. Coley III of Caseyville, IL and Kevin L. Coley of Hillsboro, IL; four grandchildren, Kevin Jr, Shannon, Brittany and Danielle; and seven great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, David Coley of Edwardsville, IL; and several beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL. Interment will be in Caseyville Cemetery, Caseyville, IL.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
March 6, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 6, 2019

1:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208


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