Taylorville Obits

Nancy Lee Winn

Nancy Lee Winn, 89 of Stonington passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 6:48 a.m. at Taylorville Estates in Taylorville, IL. She was born on January 6, 1935, in Staunton, Virginia, the daughter of Jesse Colen Campbell and Alice Josephine (McCormick) Campbell. She married Byron Winn on April 9, 1954, in the parsonage of the First Baptist Church in Taylorville.

She worked at St. Vincents Memorial Hospital as a unit Clerk for many years. She loved sports and played softball for the women’s team at St. Vincents. She loved roller skating and taught her children and grandchildren to skate as well. She always enjoyed a good game of horseshoes too. She was a Cubs fan and enjoyed their games. She enjoyed working in her yard and sitting on her glider on the patio watching the birds and listening to gospel music on the radio. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stonington. She loved to sing and enjoyed being a part of the church choir. But above everything, she loved her family and spent all of her days making each one feel loved and special, leaving them with many, many wonderful memories. She looked forward to returning to Virginia every summer to visit with her mother, siblings and all of her Virginia Family. She always said she was a Virginia girl, but Stonington is her home.

She is survived by her children: Allen Clay (Nancy) Winn of Augusta, Georgia, and Terry Lee (David) Myers of Taylorville, Illinois. grandchildren Matthew Winn, Troy Sleeth, Brittany (Corey) Toomey, Paige Myers and Brooke Myers. Great-Grandchildren: Zoey Scoles, Emily White, Christian White, Hannah Winn, Payton White, Beibhinn Winn, Harper Myers-Krueger, Wilder Toomey and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, husband, stillborn daughter, siblings: Tom McCormick, Ann Campbell, Mary Campbell, Peggy McCarthy, Jack Campbell, Ray Campbell and Helen Straphy as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Nancy will be cremated, and the services will be held at a later date.

Donations can be made to the American Kidney Fund or the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

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

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