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Joanie Warf

April 27, 1939 — February 25, 2019

Joanie Warf

Joanie Warf, 79, of Arthur, IL passed away at 7:25 P.M. on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the Arthur Home.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in the Arthur Cemetery.

Joan was born on April 27, 1939 in Arthur, IL.  She is a daughter of Floyd Russell and Lucille Margaret (Adams) Vaughn.  She married Max Warf on March 28, 1956 in Paris, IL.

Survivors include her husband, Max, three children, LuAnn Richardson and her husband Mark of Arthur, IL, Teresa Miller and her husband Ken of Sullivan, IL and Steven Russell Warf and his fiancé Gwen Ortiz of Arthur, IL, three grandchildren, Stephany Barnes of Sullivan, IL, Doniella Warf-Snyder and her boyfriend Allan Middendorf of Columbia, IL and Christopher Warf of Arthur, IL, two step-grandchildren, Drew Miller and his wife Heather of Sullivan, IL and Morgan Schum and her husband Jason of Sullivan, IL, four great-grandchildren, Emily and Mason Miller and Stella and Payton Schum and a close family friend, Wayne Pedigo of Cave City, KY.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two great-grandsons, Grant Schum and Cole Miller, and three sisters, Betty Roderick, Doris Mattingly and Elaine Livesay.

Joanie had worked at the Dutch Oven, the Arthur Home, and later at Schrock’s in Arthur until she retired.

Joanie was an avid Green Bay Packers Fan especially during the Brett Favre era.  She enjoyed watching NASCAR and her favorite driver was Carl Edwards.

She enjoyed spending time with her husband, children, and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a mom to many.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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