Wilma Shadowens

Oct 3rd, 1939 - May 31st, 2017


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Fri, Jun. 2nd, 2017 10am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Fri, Jun. 2nd, 2017 12pm

Wilma Shadowens

Marion-Wilma F. Shadowens, 77, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Herrin Hospital.

Wilma was born on October 3, 1939 in Marion to Drew and Mable (Ollis) McCormick. She married Ray Junior Shadowens on October 18, 1962.  He preceded her in death on November 4, 2015.

Wilma formerly worked as a seamstress at Smoler Brothers. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include:


Jeffrey and Jackie Shadowens

Brian Shadowens

Trina and DJ Pedigo

Nine grandchildren

Nine great grandchildren

Sister-Vera and Hubert Benedict

Brother-Hubert and Charlene McCormick

Half-sister-Velma and Homer Robinson

Step siblings:

George Grisham

Jiles E. Grisham

Edith Fitts

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; great grandson, Brantley Michael Jones and siblings, Alene (Henry) Barringer, Kenneth (Wanda) Simmons, Ella (Paul) Moss, Della (Claude) Barwick, Nella (Clarence) Crites and Albert (Willie Lois) McCormick

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 12pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. John Burnett officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N. Court Street; Marion, IL 62959.  For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com

5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Dennis Robinson

    From: Mt.Vernon, Illinois

    Date: June 1, 2017

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones. with Love, Uncle Den & Aunt Shirley

  • Guest: Dana (Kinsey) Blanchard

    From: Paducah, Kentucky

    Date: June 1, 2017

    So very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.

  • Guest: Lori Allen

    From: Lee's Summit , Missouri

    Date: June 1, 2017

    Jeff I’m so sad to hear of your Mother’s passing. Will keep you in my prayers.

  • Guest: Kevin D. Adams

    From: Creal Springs, Illinois

    Date: June 1, 2017

    So sorry for your loss Jeff. Prayers are with you and your family. Im here for you if you need to talk my friend.

  • Guest: BJ Somerville

    From: Newport , North Carolina

    Date: June 1, 2017

    Sorry for your loss, she will surely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers to the family.