Shirley Mae "Beanie" Forbis

February 7, 1946 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Shirley Forbis Obituary

Shirley Mae “Beanie” Forbis, 77, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at her home in Vandalia, IL.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Tom Goodell officiating. Burial will follow at McInturff Cemetery, Rural Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials: Fayette County Hospice and/or First United Methodist Church. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

She was born February 7, 1946, in Mobile, AL, the daughter of Kenneth Dale & Lula Mae (Moiren) Forbis. She worked as a seamstress at Medline Industries, Vandalia, IL for 30 years and later worked in the deli at IGA and County Market in Vandalia, IL; she loved her dog, Shorty; she enjoyed crafting, going on shopping trips, and going out to eat with family.

She is survived by: Sister - Vivian Walker & Roger, Vandalia, IL; Brother - Bobby Forbis & Paula, Vandalia, IL; Niece - Jacy Fulk & Greg, Brownstown, IL; Nephews- Eric Forbis, Springfield, IL, Kirk Forbis & Veronica, Vandalia, IL; and Sean Walker & Angelina, Berwyn, IL; Several Great and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews.

Preceded in death by: Parents.

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March 20, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Funeral Service
March 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Interment following funeral service
March 20, 2023

McInturff Cemetery
Vandalia, IL 62471


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