Eileen Everlen, 86, of Taylorville, passed away at 10:25 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at her residence.

Eileen was born July 24, 1934, in rural Macon County, the daughter of Orville and Martha (Pollard) Younker.  She attended Blue Mound Schools, and worked for Johnson Nursing Home, Meadow Manor, and Taylorville Care Center in housekeeping. Eileen was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville.  She enjoyed playing cards, shooting dice, and a good game of BINGO.  Eileen was also an avid Willie Nelson fan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, John P. Everlen, Sr.; second husband, Loren Matthews; son, John P. Everlen, Jr.; son-in-law, Gerald Gross; step-grandson, Anthony Turney; and brother, Jr. Younker.

Eileen is survived by her daughters, Cyndi (husband, Scott) Montgomery of IN, and Karen (husband, Terry) Middleton of Taylorville; grandchildren, Sarah, Cheri, and Brandon (wife, Lynn); 6 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Eileen will be cremated, and private inurnment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville at a later date.

The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville with arrangements.

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