Jill Elaine Bell

MATTOON -- Jill Elaine Bell, age 71, of Mattoon passed away at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at her residence.

Per her wishes, there will be no visitation. Memorial services honoring her life will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 5219 Dole Road, Mattoon, Illinois 61938. Casual attire is requested by the family. A meal will follow the service at the American Legion, 1903 Maple Avenue, Mattoon, Illinois 61938. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Jill was born on April 10, 1948 in Mattoon the daughter of Byron Dale and Edna Eileen (Zuhone) Hood. She married William Bell on February 4, 1967. He survives.

Other survivors include her daughter, Valerie Eileen Sherrer of Sullivan, IL; son, Mark William (Brenda) Bell of Mattoon, IL; grandchildren, Austin Saunders, Evie Jo Bell and Hallie Bell; sister, Karen (Steve) Gillaspie; brother, Fred Hood; brothers-in-law, Jim (Joyce) Bell, Steve (Cinda) Bell and Doug Bell; numerous nieces and nephews; special cousin, Linda Priolo; and special friend, Jeri Morris.

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Jill was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial donations in her honor may be given to the Altar Guild or Ladies' Aid of St. John's Lutheran Church of Mattoon, Illinois.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home's Facebook page.

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