Marilyn Eson, 68 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 12:55 a.m. at her home in Taylorville, IL. She was born on November 16, 1953 in Hillsboro, IL the daughter of William Phillips and Annie Howard. She married Robert Wayne Eson on February 28, 1975 in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death in 1995. She worked as a housekeeper at Taylorville Memorial Hospital for 46 years when she retired in 2018. Marilyn was a very hard worker who enjoyed helping others as well as baking cookies and sharing them with her friends and family.
She is survived by her Son: Kevin Wayne Eson (Fiancé Rebecca); Grandchildren: Zaydin Eson, Neil Eson, Paige St. Clair and Garrett St. Clair all of Taylorville, IL. Sisters: Alice Fevold of Pekin, IL, Brenda Grissom of Pekin, IL, Janet Mays of Springfield, IL and Sharon Thompson of Springfield, IL; Brothers: Terry Phillips of Springfield, IL, Larry Phillips of Taylorville, IL, Dean Phillips of Kincaid, IL and Randy Phillips of Springfield, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister: Patsy Lamb, step father: Ramone Smith and brother: Artie Phillips.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2021 starting at 1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Eric and Rev. Jennifer Stilwell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Memorials may be made to benefit a fund for Marilyn’s grandchildren C/O: Sutton Memorial Home 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.