PEORIA - Shelby A. Reed, 45, of Peoria passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 24, 1968, to the late James (Coolidge) Marks and Lorean Younger. She married her soul mate, Jesse Reed. He survives.
Shelby was full of life; she loved to bake and do crafts. In church, she worked as an adult leader and also helped with the children in Youth for Christ. She loved to spend time with family and friends.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories her husband, Jesse Reed, one son, Jesmon Reed, and two daughters, La'Quayla Reed and Marrat'ia Reed, all of Peoria; two brothers, James (Landa) Marks of Peoria and Tyran Marks of Paducah, Ky.; four sisters, Frances Lee of Cairo, Ill., Phyllis Nichols of Peoria, and LaToya Marks and Stacey Marks, both of Paducah, Ky.; and one grandson, Jayce Reed. She will be dearly missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends who adored her.
Shelby was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and one niece.
Home-going celebration will be held at 12 noon on Monday, June 9, 2014, at Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, with visitation commencing one hour prior at 11 a.m. Pastor Bolden will officiate. Interment will be in Lutheran Cemetery.
Arrangements were made especially for Shelby's family and professionally directed by T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel.
Online condolences or words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.