Shirley Jean Caudle, 83 of Carlinville, passed away Sunday evening, January 26, 2020, at Carlinville Rehab and Health Care in Carlinville surrounded by her family. Shirley was born June 5, 1936, in Williamsville, Missouri, a daughter of William Kelly and Mary Frances (Bilbrey) Warren. She married Earnest Lee Caudle June 3, 1954, in Carlinville and they were devoted to each for over 64 years.
Shirley was a homemaker who took care of her entire family including her grandchildren. She loved meeting with her sisters on Saturday night to catch up on the latest news. She was a great seamstress and made a lot of her grandkids clothes. She enjoyed keeping a tidy and clean home which reflected in her shiny kitchen floors.
Shirley is survived by her sons, Curtis Warren Caudle of Carlinville and Michael Dean (Mary) Caudle of Carlinville; son-in-law, Dennis Mikalauski of Carlinville; daughter-in-law, Julie Caudle of Carlinville; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Juanita (Leroy) Bridges of Carlinville and Inez Nelson of Carlinville; and several nieces and nephews.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest Lee Caudle; son, Gary Lee Caudle; daughter, Melinda Diane Mikalauski; grandchildren, Amber and Brian Caudle; great-granddaughter, Britinee Lee Meyers; grandson-in-law, Dylan Kiehna; and sisters, Patsy Warren, Evelyn Oller, and Peggy Costello.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday morning, January 29, 2020, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville followed by funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville. Memorials may be made to Davis-Anderson Funeral Home to help with purchase of a cemetery monument. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.