Stephanie Whitwell

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Stephanie Whitwell, nee Hughen, 35, of Belleville, IL, born July 7, 1983, in Fayetteville, AR, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Anyone who knew Stephanie knew she was an angel who always put her family and friends before herself. She was a loving, thoughtful, radiant, beautiful mother, wife, daughter, sister, and friend. Stephanie was always there when you needed her and always made you laugh. She was loved and will be missed by all. Always on our minds; always in our hearts!

Surviving are her husband, Jonny Whitwell, whom she married on April 20, 2018;
three sons, Jonathan Whitwell, Michael Whitwell,
and Chris Whitwell;
her parents, William and Deanna, nee Woodruff, Hughen;
and four brothers, Robert Hughen, Michael Hughen,
Mitchell Hughen and John Hughen.

Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Hal Santos officiating.


15 Comments on Stephanie Whitwell

Eli said : Guest Report Jun 07, 2019 at 12:47 PM

She was a Great Aunt who was loving, caring, and thoughtful.

  • collinsville
  • Illinois
Melissa said : Guest Report May 18, 2019 at 8:26 PM

My heart breaks for each and everyone of you , I'm so sorry for your loss. Stephanie was a sweet kind hearted person who would always try to lift you up if you was down .she will forever be missed and never forgotten fly high baby girl.

  • Collinsville
  • Ill
Kathy Cimarolli said : Guest Report May 12, 2019 at 10:12 PM

Jonathan, Michael, and Christopher. My deepest sympathies at the loss of your mom. My prayers are with you and your family. Just remember, your Roosevelt family is always there when you need us.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Keith & Elaine Woodruff said : Guest Report May 11, 2019 at 4:09 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God comfort you in this most difficult time.

  • Poplar Bluff
  • MO
Navigation Church said : Guest Report May 09, 2019 at 2:31 PM

Mary Sue Henry's church, Navigation, is sending our sympathy to the family. Our prayer groups have been praying for your family in this difficult time.

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Caleb seyler said : Guest Report May 09, 2019 at 12:36 PM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers . sorry for the loss

  • Woodriver
  • Illinois
Debora Giuliani said : Guest Report May 09, 2019 at 3:15 AM

While your family is grieving and will for a time, take courage!! "And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Rev 21:4, Isa 26:19

  • St Louis
  • Missouri
Gloria Baker said : Guest Report May 08, 2019 at 10:38 PM

My deepest sympathy to all the family. May God be with you all. Prayers and may she RIP.

  • Alton
  • Illinois
Alex said : Guest Report May 08, 2019 at 10:30 PM

Stephie was loved by so many people, she was a wonderful woman and I will miss her dearly. You guys all have my condolences and deepest sympathy. R.I.P ❤️ You forever and always?

  • Caseyville
  • IL
James Hampton said : Guest Report May 08, 2019 at 8:42 PM

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss God bless all of you

  • Mount Sterling
  • IL   -   Illinois
Becky Rasmussen said : Guest Report May 08, 2019 at 8:12 PM

Our family weeps for your family. Stephanie will always hold a special place in our hearts because of her giving and caring for my son and for many others through her time at our school. She will always be remembered. I am so sorry for this loss you have suffered.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Sue Meyer said : Guest Report May 08, 2019 at 4:04 PM

I am so very sorry to the family for their loss.

  • O'Fallon
  • Illinois
Rob Quest said : Guest Report May 07, 2019 at 10:18 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all friends and family through these tough times and tragic loss. Love to all the family and friends.

  • St Charles
  • MO
Linda Hackney said : Guest Report May 07, 2019 at 5:53 PM

One of God's angels gone way to soon !!!

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Brian Preston said : Guest Report May 07, 2019 at 5:37 PM

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family & friends who suffered such a senseless and tragic loss. The love Stephanie shared, with everyone she met, will outlast us all.

  • Herrin
  • IL

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