Shawndra Lee Rector, 42, passed away unexpectedly at Memorial Hospital on the morning of Sunday, December 1, 2019. Shawndra was born on November 2, 1977 in St. Louis, MO to Evelyn M. Rector and Luther Wells.
Shawndra was a devoted mother and a proud grandmother. She cherished time spent with her loved ones, especially her grandchildren, and liked going out to eat at new restaurants, socializing with friends and simply enjoying life. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Shawndra is survived by her children: Shawnta Rector of South Bend, Evelyn Rector of Ft. Wayne, Shawndra Rector of South Bend, Kirk Rector of South Bend and Harmony Rector of South Bend; three grandchildren: Ava Rector, Avery Rector and Kyng Jones; brothers Joshua Baltzell of Mt. Vernon, IL and Tom (Elizabeth) Rector of LaPorte, IN; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Shawndra was preceded in death by both of her parents.
Services for Shawndra Lee Rector will be held on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST at Palmer Funeral Homes – West Chapel, 2702 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, IN 46628. Pastor Dave Wetterlund to officiate. Friends may call on the family for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy may be left at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
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