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Evelyn Joan Waddill - 83

10/15/1933 - 7/24/2017

Macomb

Evelyn Joan Waddill age 83 of Macomb, Illinois, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Elms Nursing Home in Macomb.  She was born October 15, 1933, in Tennessee, Illinois to Claude and Myrtle Norris Van Fleet.  Joan was united in marriage on November 15, 1950, in Colchester to William W. Waddill Sr., he preceded her in death on October 6, 1990.  She was also preceded by her parents and 1 Son: Terrance Waddill.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 2 Sons: William Waddill Jr. (Leanne) , Fifty Six, AR., Les Waddill (Melissa), Macomb, IL., 4 Daughters: Connie McEntire, Carthage, IL, Brenda James, Macomb, IL., Cynthia Beckner (Kenith), Colchester, IL., Carol Thurman, Batesville, AR., 10 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, 2 Brothers: Carl Van Fleet, Ewing, MO., George Van Fleet (Shirley), Plymouth, IL., 3 Sisters: Bonnie Maness, Tarkio, MO., Patty Cook, Plymouth, IL., and Luan Johnson (Sam), Plymouth, IL., 
Joan had worked at Cooper Industries in Macomb for many years along with helping farm on the family farm.  She loved to oil paint, read, crocheting, spend time on her computer, visiting with friends and family.  She loved to raise a big garden on the farm and from that can as much as she could. Joan loved living on the farm, where she would be outdoors, spending time with her dogs, that she loved dearly.  Most of all, she loved her family, and all the times she spent with them.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Pastor Jim Richardson.  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be 1 hour prior to the services on Thursday at the funeral home.  Friends may view and sign the registor book at the funeral home after 12 noon till 5:30 P.M. Wednesday.  Memorial is to Bethel Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Visitation:

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home

Service:

11:00 A.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home

8 Comments

  • Dianne Haines

    on 07/25/17

    So sorry for your loss. All the family are in our prayers. I am sure she will be missed by many but praise the Lord she is out of pain. May God Bless you all.
  • Jane Axtell

    on 07/25/17

    I am so sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers.
  • Teresa VanFleet Cadle

    on 07/26/17

    Sorry for your loss always enjoyed Evelyn and her food at the fish fry at the river.
  • jennifer worthington

    on 07/26/17

    I'm sorry for your loss. She was a very nice woman. I met her at grand prairie when she was there. Always talked to me when I was cleaning her room. She will be missed.
  • Lisa and Kenny Coghill

    on 07/26/17

    We are so very sorry for your family's loss. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. May you ok find peace during this difficult time.
  • Luanne Potter Linn

    on 07/26/17

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers during the difficult time.
  • Jolene Mason

    on 07/27/17

    Thinking and praying for all the family. She is out of pain and in a better place. May God wrap his loving arms around you all and help you through this difficult times. She loved her family, friends, and will be missed. Hugs!
  • Lennie & menessa Berg

    on 07/27/17

    So sorry for your loss thinking of you all

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