Jessica Shearer

Jessica Shearer

CHARLESTON – Jessica Jane Shearer, 41, of Charleston passed away at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2013, at her residence.

Jessica was born Nov. 12, 1971, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the daughter of James Lee and Mary Christine (Shearer) Schoolenberg.

Surviving are her daughter, Lola Louise Shearer of Charleston; mother, Mary Shearer of Monticello; father, Jim Schoolenberg of Urbana; and sister, Jennifer Wolter of Monticello. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Jessica worked in home health care. Jessica attended Salisbury Church in Charleston. She loved horses and was a devoted mother.

A private family funeral service will be held with Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, handling the arrangements. Interment will be held in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lola Shearer Education Fund c/o First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust, 100 W. Washington St., Monticello, IL 61856.

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