Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

Joyce E. Shackelford

3/19/1954 - 12/13/2017

MARQUETTE HEIGHTS ~ Joyce Ellen Shackelford, 63, of Marquette Heights, passed away at 7:52 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
 
Born March 19, 1954 in Canton to William and Rosa (Rowe) Painter, she married Michael Allen Shackelford on March 17, 1973 in Peoria Heights.  He survives.
 
Also surviving are two daughters, Kimberly (Randy) Inman of Marquette Heights and Kathy (Shadd) Owsley of Pekin; eight grandchildren, Bailey Inman, Michael Inman, Matthew Inman, Natalie Inman, Skyler Hernandez, Gabii Hernandez, Kalvyn Hernandez and Kymber Owsley; one brother, Donald Wayne Painter of Winter Haven, Florida; and one sister, Wanda (Ken) Powell of New Hampshire.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Beverly Stenger and Linda Painter.
 
Joyce had worked as the head of grounds and maintenance for Georgetown School in Marquette Heights for 28 years, retiring in 2008.
 
She enjoyed traveling and camping at the Timbers Camp Ground in Cambridge.  She loved spending time with her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren.
 
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, December 18, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor Fred Gebbink will officiate.  Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.
 
Memorial contributions may be given to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home at 8630 Illinois Route 91 Peoria, IL 61615.

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