Dora Jean (Reed-Shadis) Linnean, 73 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. at her home in Taylorville, IL. She was born on November 17, 1947 in Springfield, IL the daughter of Robert Reed and Dorothy Alice (Cormeny). She married John Shadis in Springfield, IL and she later married Varlan “Linn” Linnean in Boise, ID and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughters: Pamela Shadis-Barghoorn of Illinois (Estranged), Michelle (David) Jenkins of Waynesboro, VA, Charity (Bret) Spencer of Owaneco, IL; Verdeana (Kevin) Grant; Grandchildren: Adam (Mary) Shadis, Brittany (James) Duncan; Nicholas Shadis, Natasha Erdmann, Matthew (Whitney) Shadis, Caitlyn McVey, Hannah McVey, Miaja Grant, Jasmine (Corey) Welty, Caleb Seybold, Hannah Hudson, Jordan Linnean and Alexus Linnean; Brother: Donald (Pat) Reed and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Brothers: Kenneth and Robert Reed; Step-daughter: Verlea Hudson and granddaughter: Jadienne Linnean.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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