Carolyn Ethel Wallace, age 73, of Martinsville, IL passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Marshall, IL. She was born December 7, 1946 in Martinsville, IL the daughter of Dennis Weir and Helen Carpenter Weir. On December 9, 1964 she married Elmer Shotts in Paris, IL; he passed away on June 1, 1981.
Survivors include her children, Dorothy Roe (Billy Phillips) of Casey, IL; Donna Ennis (Eric) of Cape Coral, FL and Bruce Lee Shotts (Rhonda) of Martinsville, IL; brothers, Dewayne Weir of Annapolis, IL and Gerald Weir of Montgomery, IL; sisters, Lois Daugherty of Marshall, IL and Ruby St. John of West Union, IL; six grandchildren and eight step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Leon Weir, Lloyd Weir and Stanley Weir and grandson, Michael Allen.
Carolyn previously worked at Novapak in Paris, IL and was a CNA for Heartland Nursing Center, Casey Health Care Center and Burnsides Care Center. She was a member of Casey First Baptist Church and had previously attended Martinsville Baptist Church. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, working with flowers, dogs, cats, birds and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Due to current social restrictions services in honor of Carolyn will be held at a later date. Burial will be beside her parents in St. Paul Cemetery, rural Martinsville, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Markwell Funeral Home, PO Box 175, Casey, IL 62420.
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