Shannon McFadden Wilkins-Menkhaus

Shannon McFadden Wilkins-Menkhaus

Shannon McFadden Wilkins-Menkhaus, 51, died peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2022, surrounded by her family.

She was born on Feb. 26, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Gerald David and Sandra Tellor McFadden.

During her career, she worked in healthcare and specialized as an activity director. 

Her children and grandchildren were her passion and she cherished time spent with them. She also enjoyed visiting parks and loved her cats. 

She was of the Catholic faith and had attended St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Carbondale.

Survivors include sons Levi Wilkins of Germantown and Luke Menkhaus of Breese; daughters Alyx (Jamie) Hawkins of Quincy and Abby Menkhaus of Carbondale; two grandchildren, Sophia Hawkins and Benton Hawkins; mother Sandra (Bill, deceased) Stover of Lick Creek; father Jerry (Marcy) McFadden of Anna; brothers Aaron (Paula) Stover of Lick Creek and Nick McFadden of Portland, Ore.; as well as many other family and friends.

It was her request that her family celebrate her life privately.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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