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Edna "Imogene" Shoulta

February 4th, 1949 – October 16th, 2022

Edna "Imogene" Shoulta, age 73 of Astoria, Illinois, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2022 at her home. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky on February 4, 1949 to Marvin Paul and Esther Helen (Tinsley) Belt of Marion, Kentucky. She married John Shoulta in February of 1968. He survives.

Also surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie (and Gary) Jones of Browning, Illinois, one sister Christine (and David) Smith of Paducah, Kentucky, one brother Wayne (and JoAnn) Belt of Paducah, Kentucky, four grandsons, five granddaughters, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Imogene was preceded in death by her son Jason Allen Shoulta, her infant granddaughter Amanda, her brother Deon Belt, a brother-in-law, her parents and several aunts and uncles.

Imogene married and started her family shortly after graduating from Brookport High School in Illinois. She held various jobs over the twenty years she traveled the country as a military wife. One of her favorite jobs was that as security personnel for the Air Force Base Exchange. She enjoyed decorating the numerous homes she owned over the years and adored her little dogs.

She was a feisty, wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and will be greatly missed for the rest of our days.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Memorials in Imogene's memory may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. They may be sent to the funeral home at PO Box 525, Astoria, IL 61502.


October 18th, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. Imogene was always a class act and I remember her kindness and her beautiful smile. She had such a talent for decorating and was always dressed impeccably. She was a true lady and she will be missed. Praying for her family and many friends.