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Twila E. Pelton

September 1st, 1928 – March 5th, 2016

Twila E. Pelton, age 87 of Canton, IL, formerly of Wataga, Il, passed away at 6:10 am on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Renaissance Care Center in Canton, IL. She was born on September 1, 1928 in Abingdon, IL, the daughter of Ray and Essie (Lawver) McDonald.

Twila married Jim Shineberger on September 14, 1949 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on December 15, 1954. She then married Roy E. Rhinberger on October 21, 1955 in Galesburg, IL. He preceded her in death on December 21, 1966. She then married Warren M. Pelton on August 12, 1974 in Tennessee. He preceded her in death on March 15, 1982.

Twila is survived by her son Roylee (and Melanie) Rhinberger of Summum, IL, two grandchildren, Robert Rhinberger and Amy (and James) Knous, and three great-grandchildren; Emily, Noah, and Allie Rhinberger.

She was owner/operator of the Adair Cafe for many years. She was a CNA at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg in the 1970's and was a retired homemaker.

Twila was an avid bingo player and loved her cats.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. at the Summum Cemetery. Pastor Randy Munson will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 pm on Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Memorials may be given to the Fulton County Humane Society.


May 31st, 2016

May the love of your family comfort you in the days ahead. Please remember to have full confidence that Jesus, the resurrection and the life, will act on his promise to bring back all those in the memorial tombs. John 5:28, 29. My condolences.