October 2, 1942 ~ July 14, 2022

Born in: East St. Louis, Illinois
Resided in: Morrisonville, Illinois

Mary Jane Woodard, 79, of Morrisonville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday July 14th, 2022 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Janie was born on October 2, 1942, in East St. Louis, to George D. and Devonna Marie (Emmons) Davis.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry of Morrisonville; sons, Steve Shinneman of Morrisonville, and Brian Shinneman of Taylorville; siblings, Gloria Romine of Arizona, Bonnie (husband, Jerry) Ross of Nokomis, Jerry Davis of Nokomis, Mary Davis of Langleyville, and Sarah Hayes of Oregon; grandchildren, Christopher Shinneman of Taylorville, Joseph Shinneman of Taylorville, and Michael Shinneman of Pontoon Beach; 6 great grandchildren; step-mother, Edith Petska of Nokomis; nephew, Darcy Metcalf and many more nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Michael Shinneman. Siblings Charles Davis, Junior Ewing Davis, George Davis and Verne “Tom” Davis, sister Lela May Metcalf Williamson.

Janie graduated from high school in Herrick. She worked for many years as a hairdresser, operating her own salon in Bement. She enjoyed crocheting, and spending time with her family. Janie will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories of Janie or to offer condolences the family.

Funeral Service Broadcast 07/20/2022

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Visitation: July 20, 2022 5:00 pm - July 20, 2022 7:00 pm

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568


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  1. Light a CandleAunt Jane,
    “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”
    See you again one day sweet Aunt Jane.
    Always in our hearts and never forgotten.
    Love,
    The Boyds

  2. Light a CandleAunt Jane,
    “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”
    See you again one day sweet Aunt Jane.
    Always in our hearts and never forgotten.
    Love,
    The Boyds

  3. Light a CandleMay you rest in peace beloved sister, Aunt and great Aunt. Until we meet again. Your Arizona family Gloria sister, nieces and nephews.
    😇🥰💐💕

  4. Love is forever. Our time on this earth is brief. But the love we share with one an other transcends time and space and is infinite and undying. Congratulations on a life well lived.

    Ben & Mary

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