Andrea Gwinn


MATTOON -- Andrea Jo Dean Gwinn, age 53, of Mattoon passed away at 9:23 a.m. on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Private memorial services will take place at a later date. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Andrea was born on February 29, 1964 in Decatur the daughter of Garry W. and Carolyn (Murphy) Mitchell. She married Jerry Gwinn on July 28, 1990.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Gwinn; siblings, Gayla (Phil) Trower, Greg Mitchell and Charles Eric (Erika) Mitchell; nephews, Nathan Robbins and Derick Robbins; nieces, Laniesa Robbins and Taylor Mitchell; seven great nieces and nephews; dog, Katie and cat, Hope.

Andrea was a waitress at D&W and Gills Restaurant for several years and also worked at Herff Jones Cap and Gown. She enjoyed playing pool with her dad and was a member of the American Pool Association. Andrea loved riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle. She will be greatly missed, but fondly remembered by all those who knew and loved her. The family would like to thank Dr. Shakir, Dr. Catt and the CCU staff at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center for all of their hard work, care and concern for Andrea.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honor are suggested to the Coles County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be expressed at or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

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