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Wilma Jean "Cotton" Shadowens

September 28, 1945 — March 7, 2022

Wilma Jean "Cotton" Shadowens, age 76, of Marion, Illinois,  passed away Monday, March 7, 2022 at Herrin Hospital.

Wilma was born September 28, 1945 in Marion, Illinois, a daughter of Russell and Francis Loudene (Malone) Jackson. She married the love of her life, Walter Eugene Shadowens, in Marion on June 16, 1962. He preceded her in death on March 4, 1989. She spent her life as a homemaker, caring for her family.

Survivors include:
Son- Scott and Lora Shadowens
Son- Greg and Michelle Shadowens
Daughter-in-law- Cheryl Shadowens
Grandchildren- Brandy and Sam Tyner
     Jessica and Cory Stearns
     Courtney and Derek Marks
     Aaron Shadowens
     Nicholas Shadowens
     Autumn Shadowens
     Jennifer Shadowens
     Anthony and Christy Shadowens
Great Grandchildren- Norah Marks
     Jazmyn Shadowens
     Hailey Williams
     Audrey Shadowens
     Elizabeth Shadowens
     Anthony Quesada
     Ashton Shadowens
     Peyton Shadowens
     Payton Tyner
     Kobe Brooks
     Faith Shepard
     Easton Shepard
     Ashley Sprague
     Nick Stearns
     Mackenzie Stearns
     KaeLynn Shadowens
Sisters- Lois Fox
     Brenda Donelson
     Linda and Charlie Smith
Brother- Carl and Diane Jackson

She was preceded in death by her parents- Loudene and Russell Jackson, loving husband- Eugene Shadowens, beloved son- Michael Shadowens, brother- Eddie Parker, and granddaughter-in-law- Trista Shadowens.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 11:00 AM at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. John Burnett officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Marion. 

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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Burial

Maplewood Cemetery

, Marion, IL 62959

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