Taylorville Obits

Shirley Rae Sloan

Shirley Rae Sloan, 82 of Edinburg, IL, passed away at 3:46 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2023 at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on August 27, 1940 in Rochester, IL, to the late Leslie A. Fountain and Norma Y. Younker. She married Robert J. Sloan on January 6, 1960 and he survives. Shirley graduated high school and attended Browns Business College. She was a homemaker and loved to cook and sew in her free time.

She is survived by her husband: Robert J. Sloan of Edinburg, IL; children: Tamara (William) Lebshier of Edinburg, IL; Sheri (Robert) Morgan of Taylorville, IL; Rhonda (Vernon) Clark of Edinburg, IL; grandchildren: Nichole (Tom) Stewart of Maryville, IL; Kelsey (Jarrett) VanDorn of Edinburg, IL; Amber (Bryce) Mclean of Taylorville, IL; Ethan Morgan of Taylorville, IL; Laci Clark of Edinburg, IL; four great-grandchildren and one on the way in July; siblings: Elaine (Russ) Kruse of Yakima, WA; Richard (Eva) Fountain of Granger, IN; Gayla (Terry) Wingo of Mt. Auburn, IL; Sharon (John) Ridgeway of Edinburg, IL; sister-in-law: Cindy Fountain of Edinburg, IL; and brother-in-law: Bill Sloan of Taylorville, IL.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents: Leslie A. Fountain and Norma Y. Younker; and her brother: Larry Fountain.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. A memorial service will be held the following day on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home with Pastor Dan Spruell officiating. Interment will be held at a later date.

Memorials in Shirley’s honor may be made to the Edinburg Fire Department.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.