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Anita C. Badman

February 3, 1954 — March 23, 2023

Anita C. Badman, 69 of Palmer, Ill., passed away on March 23, 2023 at her residence. She was born on February 3, 1954 in Fort Campbell, Ky, the daughter of Harold Shanks and Elena Gifford. Anita married Billy Badman on August 19, 1972 in Taylorville, Ill..

She is survived by her husband: Billy Badman; daughter: Lori (Jake) Williams of Edwardsville; son: Josh (Jen) Badman of Springfield, Ill.; grandchildren: Olivia and Elliana Williams and Lyla and Brooks Badman; siblings: Mary Lou Harris; Barbara (Buzzy) Lancaster; Bonny (Greg) Buesking; Vicki (Greg) Gaillard; Pete (Mary) Shanks; Brenda (Jim) Gillenwater; Sandy (Dwight) Roberts; and Steven (Jacqueline) Gifford.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Harold Shanks and Elena Gifford; her sister: Sharon Griffiths; her son: Billy Ray Badman; and her granddaughter: Emmie Badman.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Ill. A funeral service will take place the following day at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Family welcomes friends to a meal held afterwards at the Palmer Community Building.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Anita’s honor can be made to The American Cancer Society or the Every Day for Emmie Foundation.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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