Lela May Moscardelli, 67, of Taylorville passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 28, 1950 in Springfield, the daughter of Louis and Nancy (Borough) Francis. She married Herbert Moscardelli on May 3, 2006 in Taylorville. Lela was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed taking trips to the Par-A-Dice casino. She enjoyed camping and was devoted to her loving family.

She is survived by her husband: Herb Moscardelli of Taylorville; children: Jerry Woodson of Bulpitt, Tammy Standage (Mike) of Taylorville, David Woodson of Springfield, and Jenny Woodson of Taylorville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and brother: David Lee Francis of Taylorville. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter: Billie Lee Boyce, and brother: Steven Francis.

In keeping with her wishes, Lela will be cremated, and the family will host a gathering at a later date. Memorials in Lela’s honor may be made to the family. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is handling arrangements. Memories of Lela, or condolences to her family, may be left online at

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