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Jennifer Lynn (Horton) Steapleton

December 21, 1958 ~ March 12, 2019 (age 60)


      Jennifer Lynn Steapleton, age 60, of Harrisburg, passed away at home with her loved ones around her.  She has gone to be with the Lord.

     Jennifer was born on December 21, 1958 in Harrisburg to Bob and Emma (Futrell) Horton.  She married Paul Steapleton on January 30, 1979. Jennifer was a homemaker and a bookkeeper. She was a member of the Equality Church of God.  She loved her family, her church, gardening, flowers, and hunting arrowheads.

     Jennifer leaves behind her husband of 40 years, Paul Steapleton; her mother, Emma Horton; sisters and brothers, Reva Ditterline and husband Ralph, Jeff Horton and wife Tammy; Vickie Smith and husband Justin, Zane Horton and wife Ashley; and Bobby Horton; brother and sister in law, Mark Steapleton, and Kathy Morton; several nieces and nephews which were like her own children, Crystal, Hattie, Barbara, Maggie, Johnathan, Karson, Casey, Bradley, Leah, and Haley; fourteen great nieces and nephews.

     Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, Bob Horton; brother, Steven Ray Horton; nephew, Clinton Dale Horton; nephew, Eric Ray Horton; nephew, Zack Morton; niece, Sarah Horton, father and mother-in-law, Ralph and JoAnn Steapleton; brother-in-law, Arty Morton.

     We want to thank the many friends and family for their prayers and love through this trying time.

     Funeral services for Jennifer Lynn Steapleton will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Reed Funeral Chapel. Pastor Peggy Winters will officiate, burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 8 pm, Friday, March 15, 2019 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. 

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March 15, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel
503 East Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Funeral Service
March 16, 2019

1:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel
503 East Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

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