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Visitation

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)
Tuesday March 15th, 2022
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)
Wednesday March 16th, 2022
11:00am

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Burial

Maplewood Cemetery
Wednesday March 16th, 2022

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Wilma Jean "Cotton" Shadowens

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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A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Jazmyn Jun 2 2022 1:48 AM

I remember the first time I met Cotton at Emery Brothers skating rink picking up Cheyenne and Jazmyn. She spent her time like me..taking care of thegrandchildren and everyone she thought needed her. She was was a dear sweet soul. I will miss you my friend. God bless your family.

Linda Vojvodich Mar 16 2022 1:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Linda A Vojvodich Mar 16 2022 12:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Sarah Boese Mar 16 2022 12:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Victoria Riggs Mar 14 2022 6:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Debbie Roberts Mar 13 2022 9:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Paul and Linda (Riggs) Cissell Mar 13 2022 8:47 PM

may you fly high with the angels. god bless your family as they go through a lost of a love one and friend dear to their hearts .

sandra crook ( jones) gene's daugther Mar 11 2022 6:24 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Kevin and Rayeanne Mar 11 2022 6:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Shadowens

Hailey Mar 11 2022 2:06 AM

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