Gwendolyn Sydell Fleigle, 74, of Taylorville passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Taylorville Care Center surrounded by her family. She was born on October 1, 1945 in Taylorville, the daughter of Kenneth Russel and Flora Lea (Rash) Stockon. She married Michael J. Fleigle on March 10, 1981 in Taylorville. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2016. Gwendolyn was a member of the Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, knitting, dancing, and playing bingo. She had a love for music of various types, but none more than her love for Elvis. Gwendolyn had several close friends whom she was extremely loyal to.
She is survived by her children: Harold Gist (Terenia) and Vivian Neff both of Taylorville; grandchildren: Eboni Kelsey, Jesse Perry, Brittany Neal, Tyler Gist, and Ashley Basil; great-grandchildren: Hannah Bryson, Haley Bryson, Hope Bryson, Parker Kelsey, Penelope Kelsey, Jamison Perry, Kayden Neal, and Raylee VanSlyke; and brother: Ronald Leroy Stockon of Villa Grove. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant son: Gary Stockon; and brothers: Tony Stockon and Darrell Stockon.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville. Visitation will take place from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Memorials may be left to the Taylorville Care Center Activity Fund.
McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memories of Gwendolyn, or condolences to the family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.