Wanda L. Stapleton

CARBON HILL—Wanda L. Stapleton, 89, formerly of Carbon Hill, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019.
She was born March 12, 1930 to Cecil and Kate (Thomas) Taylor. Wanda was raised in Pope County, IL and went on to marry Kesley Stapleton on May 8, 1948 in Stonefort, IL. He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1999.
Wanda retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co. after 30 years. She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Coal City United Methodist Church. Her hobbies were collecting cookbooks, gardening, crocheting and quilting.
She is survived by her children: David (Carolyn) Stapleton, of Morris; Dan (Chris) Stapleton, of Streator; Debbie Stapleton, of Joliet and Donna (Roger) Martin, of Wetmore, MI; nine grandchildren: Dana Terando, Adam (Anna) Stapleton, Joshua Stapleton (fiancé - Brianna Krafft), Tiffany (Robert) Schaffnit, Tasha Stapleton, Dan (Megan) Stapleton and Lynze (Brandon) Nicoletti; 14 great-grandchildren: Seth, John, Sean, Jax, Devin, Mason, Katie, Addison, Dillon, Sydney, Sylas, Olivia, Braylyn and Weston, with another great-grandchild due New Year’s Eve 2019 and brothers, John (Rae) Taylor and Clyde “Red” (Betty) Taylor, both of Braidwood; Bob Taylor, of Stonefort, IL and Ron (Roberta) Taylor, of Carbon Hill as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers: Jewel Taylor, Gary Taylor and Lewis Taylor; one sister-in-law, Kay Taylor and a nephew, Scott Taylor.
A one hour visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Olive Church in Pope County, IL. Burial will immediately follow in the New Zion Cemetery in Pope County.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Wanda’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choosing.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Wanda’s memorial page online by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/notices/Wanda-Stapleton
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.