Shelbyville Daily Union


June 19, 2013

Jean E. Shull

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Jean E. Shull


Jean E. Shull, 88, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 9:39 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in her residence at the Villas of Holly Brook, Shelbyville, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013 in the First United Methodist Church, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Dan Seibert officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30–10:15 a.m. Friday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church of Shelbyville or Main Street School Library.

Mrs. Shull was born on October 1, 1924 in Coles County, Illinois, the daughter of James Harrison and Gertrude Phipps Dallas. She graduated from Charleston High School in the Class of 1942. Jean earned her teaching certificate from Eastern Illinois State Teacher’s College in Charleston, IL and began teaching in Villa Grove, IL. She continued her education and graduated from Eastern in 1948. She married William A. “Bill” Shull on August 8, 1948 in Farmington, IL. They moved to Shelbyville, IL in 1949, where Jean taught at Main Street School for three years. After taking time off to raise her family, Jean returned to teaching in 1959 and taught mainly second and third grade in Shelbyville until her retirement in 1985. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Shelbyville, IL, where she was active in United Methodist Women of the church.

She is survived by her sons, William Stanley Shull and wife Grace of Minier, IL, Robert Brent Shull and wife Jane of Shelbyville, IL and John Allen Shull and wife Jill of Mattoon, IL; daughters, Alice Jean McDonald and husband David of Tower Hill, IL and Joyce Ann Hendricks and husband Larry of Broomfield, CO; grandchildren, Lei Ann Dedic and husband David, Megan Catlin and husband Vance, Ben McDonald, Melanie Rhoades and husband Shawn, Stuart Dill, Jessica Shull, Jennifer Shull, Jeanna Shull, Sarah Shull, Erin Shull and Amanda Nicodemus; and great grandchildren, Blake Reid, Aiden Nicodemus, Callie Nicodemus, Logan Rhoades, Broderick “Brody” Rhoades, Drew Dedic, Lilly Dedic, Laina Dedic, Caliana Catlin and Cameron Catlin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill on November 6, 2008; and brother, Ralph Dallas.

Send condolences at

Text Only
  • Linda D. Nees

    Linda D. Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 17, 2014

  • Wanda King.jpg Wanda June King

    Wanda June (Schwenker) King, 76 of Forsyth, IL (formerly of Shelbyville, IL) was called to her eternal home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:06 PM at home in Forsyth, IL with her loving family by her side.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wanda J. King

    Wanda J. King ,76, of Forsyth, IL, passed away at 9:06 PM Tuesday April 15, 2014 in her home.

    April 16, 2014

  • Merritt Sanders.jpg Merret Sanders

    Merret B. Sanders, 90, of Catlin passed away on April 13, 2014 at Presence Covenant in Urbana.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bill L.Calvert.jpg William Lee “Bill” Calvert

    William Lee “Bill” Calvert, 53, of Tower Hill, IL, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances June Polley

    Frances June Polley, 81, of Decatur passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 15, 2014

  • Donna Bentlage.jpg Donna E. Bentlage

    Donna Eileen Bentlage, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Mooresville, IN, died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • McDonald Pic (4).jpg Curtis Elwin McDonald

    Curtis Elwin McDonald, 88, of Tower Hill passed away at 12:48 a.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Shelbyville Manor.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances Polley

    Frances Polley, 81, of Decatur passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 13, 2014

  • Jeremy L. Smith

    32 year old, Jeremy L. Smith of Tower Hill Illinois died Thursday, April, 10.

    April 13, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate