Twyla Timmons

Highland | Thursday, August 11 2022 |

Twyla Jo Timmons, age 70 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.

She was born on Wednesday, June 11, 1952, in Hawthorne, Nevada, the daughter of Charles and Mary (nee Thompson) Macklin.

On Saturday, February 6, 1982, she married Michael A. Timmons at Decatur, IL, who survives.

Mrs. Timmons was born in Hawthorne, Nevada, grew up in Mt. Zion, IL, and attended nursing school at Decatur Vocational Center. She worked for several years and then devoted her life to rearing her children. She and Michael lived "all over the country" as they moved with his military career. They came to Highland, IL about 15 years ago. She had a "passion like no other" to rear her children, grandchildren, and many foster children she and her husband took care of as they served the Lord. She was a loving, kind and spiritual person who always went above and beyond in serving those in need. Twyla enjoyed sewing cooking, baking, and family time. As a thoughtful, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother she will be missed dearly.

Survivors Include Husband - Michael A. Timmons, Ret. USN - Machinist Mate 1st Class, Highland, IL; Children - Catrina J. (Douglas - Ret. USA MSG) Taylor, Sebring, FL; Candy J. Collier, Temple, TX; Charles L. "Chuck" Robertson, Decatur, IL; Christina M. Timmons, Highland, IL; Charles M. "Charlie" Timmons, Decatur, IL; Abigail H. Timmons, Highland, IL; Grandchildren - Brittany N. Pedigo; Brent D. (Chelsea) Robertson; Courtney E. (Andrew) Roop; Jesse D. Pedigo; Michael C. Collier; Noah A. Harmon; Niah G. Harmon; Great Grandchildren - Karson Roop; Kinsleigh Roop; Kaydence Roop; Davyia L. Garza; Elyia J. Garza; Brothers - Ronald (Susan) Gordon, Sorrento, FL; Thomas (Janet) Gordon, Old Town, FL.

She was preceded in death by her Father - Charles Robert Macklin - who Died on 1/4/2001; Mother - Mary June (nee Thompson) Macklin - Who died on 5/12/1990; Sister - Carol Sue Macklin.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Private Family Gathering.

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Area Christian Service Ministry (Highland Food Pantry).

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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