March 26, 1972 – November 9, 2018

Sheree’ Shantel Stoops, age 46, passed away peacefully at 12:10 AM on Friday, November 9, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was born March 26, 1972, in Olney, Illinois, to Jack and Jean. Sheree’ was an active member of The Journey Church.

Sheree’ graduated from Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel as a Social Services Specialist and worked at South Side Elementary School. Sheree’ loved attending church and worshipping the Lord. She also enjoyed the simple things in life, like playing board games with her family and sitting out by the pond.

Sheree’ is survived by father, Jack Stoops, and wife, Barbara, of Effingham, IL; mother, Jean James, and husband, Vic, of Greenup, IL; Siblings, Kyle Stoops and wife, Beth, of Winterport, ME; Teresa Rainey of Salem, IL; Allison Bice and husband, Jamie, of Lawrenceville, IL, and Amanda Stoops of Greenup, IL; nieces and nephews: Katelynn, Kolin, Lauren and Kameron Stoops, Sherraiah, Josiah and Isaiah Grace, Benjamin and Abram Houser, Wyatt and Wyalan Bice; special friend, Scott Young, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Celebration of Life service will be held at 6:00 PM on Sunday, November 11, at The Journey Church in Village Square Mall, 1910 S. Banker, Effingham, IL, with Rev. Jack Stoops and Rev. Kyle Stoops officiating. Friends and family are invited to visitation from 5:00 PM until the service. Memorials in honor of Sheree’ may be made to The Journey Church, PO Box 953, Effingham, IL, 62401. Cremation services are being provided by St. Louis Cremation.

Sheree’ was preceded in death by grandparents, Roy and Mary Stoops, Robert and Rosalie Ramsey, Darvin and Wanda Bayer; Uncle Jerry Stoops and Aunt Vickie Ramsey.