Rhonda Lynne Hollinshead, 47 of Sherman, IL passed away at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 3, 2011 following a six month illness with cancer.
Rhonda was born on March 27, 1963 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Larry and Lorraine Smith Scott. She married Thomas Hollinshead, Jr. on October 26, 1991. They are the parents of three children, Lauren, Trey and Ty Hollinshead.
Rhonda was raised in Riverton, IL and she graduated from Riverton High School in 1981 and earned an Associate’s Degree from Lincoln Land Community College. She was employed by CDS office Technologies in Springfield and then helped start and run a family business, 1 Stop Auto Shop of Central Illinois, for 6 years
Rhonda attended the Methodist Church. She was very involved in her children’s sports activities and a proud supporter of the Williamsville School System.
Rhonda is survived by her husband Tom and their children; her mother and step-father, Lorraine and Robert Markillie of Decatur; beloved sister, Stacey Tejada (fiancé Vince Straubinger) of Troy; her best buds, Jared, Rachel and Eric Tejada of Troy, IL; three aunts; two uncles and eight cousins.
Her father, Larry, preceded her in death in 1996, as well as two uncles and her grandparents.
Rhonda will be greatly missed by all her friends who loved her, including her loyal Golden Retriever, Holly.
Visitation: 2-6 pm, Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with an additional visitation from 10-11 am, Monday, March 7, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, March 7, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplin John Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Fancy Creek Cemetery in Sherman, IL.
The family requests memorial gifts be made to an education fund for Rhonda’s children in care of Williamsville State Bank.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am