Jack Shadowens

Monday, May 16, 2005

COBDEN, Ill. -- Jack R. Shadowens, 49, of Cobden died Saturday, May 14, 2005, at his home.

He was born Dec. 9, 1955, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Donald and Ruth Nance Shadowens. He and Shelia Aldridge were married April 15, 1973, in Cobden.

Shadowens owned and operated Shadowens Masonry in Cobden. He was a member of the Bricklayers Local 8 in Murphysboro, Ill., and Men's Auxiliary of VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill.

Survivors include his wife; his parents; two sons, Bronson Shadowens of Anna, Brandon Shadowens of Cobden; a brother, Terry Shadowens of Cobden; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Cliff Waller officiating. Burial will be in Cobden Cemetery.