Shryock, Alice


Died: January 29, 2013

Alice Mae “Sissy” Shryock, 83, of Peoria, passed away at 6:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Methodist Medical Center.

Alice was born on April 10, 1929 in Peoria to Ralph L. and Sara C. (Turner) Whitfield.

She is survived by three daughters, Kimmie Jo (Melvin) Christianson of East Peoria, Kathleen (Ed) Ward of Peoria, and Rose (Michael) Tyler of Peoria; one son, Donald D. Shryock Jr. of Peoria; eleven grandchildren; twenty-eight great-granchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, William, and Robert Whitfield; and one son, Richard Shryock.

Alice last worked in the dietary department of OSF ST. Francis Medical Center. She previously worked for Madison, Rialto, and Pioneer Theatre. She loved flowers.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Rev. Stephen Barch will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research.

Tributes and condolences may be submitted to

Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL
Phone: (309) 688-4441