Elizabeth J. Pherigo

Elizabeth J. Pherigo, 85, of Chandlerville, passed away at Walker Nursing Home, in Virginia, at 8:50 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017. She was born August 7, 1931 in Peoria to Wilmur and Blanche (Boxwell) Culp. She married Albert Eugene Pherigo on September 18, 1948 in Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 17, 2002. Mrs. Pherigo is survived by seven children: Nanette (Larry) Shaner of Virginia, Rickie (partner Sandy Sklenka) Pherigo of Chandlerville, Allen (Karen) Pherigo of Chandlerville, Ronnie (Andrea) Pherigo of Chandlerville, Debra (Larry) Justice of Virginia, Cindy Ackerman of Chandlerville, Mike (Martina) Pherigo of Bath; son-in-law Terry Garner of Chandlerville, twenty-one grandchildren and fifty-six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers, Jack, Keith and Dale Culp. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one daughter, Diana Garner. Mrs. Pherigo was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was a member of the Chandlerville American Legion. She enjoyed doing activities at Walker Nursing Home, gardening and spending time with her family. Visitation was held at Lintner-Hurley Funeral Home on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, also at the funeral home. Burial followed the services at Bethel Cemetery. Rev. George Garnot will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Walker Nursing Home – Resident Activity Fund. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Lintner-Hurley Funeral Home in Chandlerville is in charge of arrangements.

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