Shannon Lee Thetford

May 24, 1972 ~ August 18, 2022 (age 50)


Shannon Lee Thetford, 50, resident of Harrisburg passed away Thursday, August 18, 2022 at his residence. Shannon was born May 24, 1972 in Pickneyville, Illinois, the son of Peter Paul Thetford and Barbara Ellen (Lee) Robinson. Shannon worked various jobs including Menard Correctional Center and Illinois Youth Center where he ultimately retired. Shannon married Christy Len Jackson on February 14, 2004 completing a blended family including: Jerick Sean Thetford, Colton Ryan Thetford and Peyton Lane Thetford. From their union a daughter was added to the family on November 29, 2004, Madysen Grace Thetford. Shannon enjoyed spending time with family above all. Shannon had too many hobbies to list. All who knew him understands this. During his journey with cancer, Shannon’s relationship with Christ grew stronger than ever with him using his testimony to inspire others to bring Christ into their lives. Surviving are his wife Christy, daughter Madison, sons: Jerick (Blaine) Thetford, Colton Thetford and Peyton (Emily) Thetford. Grandsons: Silas Thetford and Hudson Thetford. Granddaughter Kamariah Thetford. Father, mother and brother-in-laws: Larry, Janet and Wesley Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2022 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1563 Palzo Road, Creal Springs, IL 62922. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website

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Celebration of Life
August 22, 2022

5:00 PM
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
1563 Palzo Road
Creal Springs, IL 62922

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