Shawn M. Denton, 44


Shawn Michael Denton, 44, of Litchfield, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 11:02 a.m.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is assisting the family.

Mr. Denton was born June 27, 1976, in Litchfield, a son of Kevin Eugene and Mary Ann (Wells) Denton. 

A graduate of Litchfield High School, he was a laborer at the Walgreens distribution center in Edwardsville. He enjoyed going to Snap Fitness in Litchfield.

He is survived by two sons, Jaden Denton and Evan Denton, who is currently serving in the U.S. Army, and two daughters, Alyssa Denton and Kira Denton, all of Carollton; and three sisters, Jennifer Denton of Litchfield, Sarah (Travis) Painter of Mt. Olive and Jamie Denton of Litchfield.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one sister, Kristi Denton; maternal grandparents, George and Willa Wells; and one aunt, Sandra Giller.

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