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Shirley Jo McKinstry, 64, of Chatham, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at St. John's Hospice. She was born on June 18, 1950 in Harrisburg, IL to Quentin and Louise Wesley Swan.  She was preceded in death by her father.  Shirley married Wayne McKinstry on December 28, 1974.  She earned degrees from Southeastern Illinois College and Southern Illinois University and was employed as a math teacher most of her life.  She also worked as a tutor, computer trainer, piano teacher and contributor to the website ministry-to-children.com.  She was a member of Western Oaks Baptist Church, and worked at various time as a Sunday School director, GA leader, WMU Director, children's teacher and children's director as well as participated on committee work. Shirley will be greatly missed my her husband, Wayne; daughter Amy (Keith) Tyndall of Brookline, MO; son, David (Lindsay) McKinstry of Front Royal VA; grandchildren Lydia Tyndall, Luke Tyndall, Caleb McKinstry, Hadley McKinstry and Reid McKinstry; mother, Louise Swan of Harrisburg.  Her family will greet friends from 2-4 Sunday, December 14, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, IL 62629.  Her funeral ceremony will be at 1pm, Monday December 15, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, Chatham, with Pastor Delbert Halleman officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.  For those who wish, memorials may be made to International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, Attention: Finance Department, P.O. Box 6767, Richmond, VA, 23230.