Shelly R. Coleman

Born: Tue., Apr. 24, 1962
Died: Thu., Mar. 12, 2020


Family to do services at later date


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Shelly Roxanne Coleman, age 57, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. She was born on April 24, 1962 in Westminster, CA to Charles and Janet Altizer Greenwood.

Shelly graduated from Glenwood High School in Chatham in 1980 and worked for many years at the Pike County Animal Shelter. This was not just a job for Shelly, but a career where she loved her work with the animals she cared for daily. Shelly always went above and beyond to find the animals forever homes and treated them with kindness and compassion. Shelly loved her grandkids and enjoyed spending time in her tomato garden and tending to her flowers. Family was first and foremost in her life followed by Donald Trump. She also held a special place in her heart for her three dogs; Ozzie, Peaches and Lilly and her cats; Samantha and Moo.

Shelly is survived by her mother Janet Greenwood of Barry, IL and step mother, JoAnn Greenwood of Pittsfield, IL, sons; Derek Greenwood of Peoria, IL, Christopher (Haylee) Richardson of Palmyra, IL,  and John Thomas ‘JT’ Richardson of Doyle, CA and daughter; Hannah Richardson of Pittsfield, IL; seven grandchildren; Austin Greenwood, Hayden Richardson, Briley Jacques, Jamie Richardson, Knox Richardson, August Richardson and Alice Richardson; brothers; Matthew (Sheree) Greenwood of Baylis, IL, David (Dana) Greenwood of Pittsfield, IL, Rick Greenwood of Bowling Green, MO, Stephen Greenwood of SC, Tim Greenwood of SC and Tom Greenwood of SC; aunt, Karen Lumley of OK and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Shelly was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, brother; Chuck Greenwood and aunt; Patricia Greenwood.

Funeral services will be private.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Pike County Animal Shelter in Pittsfield, IL. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Shelly's memory to the following organization:

Pike County Animal Shelter

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