Phyllis Ruth Shull, 73, of Taylorville passed away Monday, June 20, 2107, at 1:15 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born January 8, 1944, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of the late Lyle and Lois (Landreth) Tippit. She married Charles Ray Windell on July 4, 1959, and they divorced. She married Ronald E. Spain and they divorced. She married James Shull, and he died April 30, 1988.
She was a waitress for over 40 years. She enjoyed reading, solving puzzle books and watching CSI and other crime shows.
She is survived by her only daughter, Vicki Jo (Windell) Clearman; a grandson, Justin Hillerby, and a great grandson, Javen Hillerby of South Carolina; and a sister, Mrs. Herbert (Penny) Craven of South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
There will be no services as her body has been donated to Medcure for study and education.