Debra M. Tomlin, 58, of Taylorville, IL died at 3:49 am Monday, August 11, 2014, at her residence.

She was born November 23, 1955 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Leo and Freda Fitzgerald Lowe. On July 20, 1983 she married Fred C. Tomlin in Atlanta, GA. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2010. Mrs. Tomlin was a C.N.A. for 40 years and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville.

Surviving are her children: Sonny Shanks and wife Amy of Morrisonville, Jeff Shanks and companion Dorothy and Tonya Tomlin all of Taylorville, and Heather Tomlin of Farmer City. There are 9 Grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 brothers: Leo Lowe and companion Stacy of Londonberry, NH and Kevin Lowe of Carlinville and a sister: Dixie Jones and husband Bob of Taylorville. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Private Family Services will be held. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.

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