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Vada Binion

November 18, 1936 — October 3, 2014

Vada Binion


VADA L. BINION, 77, Atwood, IL passed away at 10:22 A.M. on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at her daughter’s residence in Wilmington, IL.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola, IL. Graveside Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in the Arthur Cemetery. Brian Henningsen will officiate. Edwards Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Vada was born on November 18, 1936 in Tichnor Arkansas. She was the daughter of John Hilliard, and Nellie (Crosswhite) Hilliard. She married Donald Binion on February 22, 1958, in Hernando, MS. He passed away on August 15, 2008
She is survived by two daughters; Venita Sanchez and her husband Domingo of Wilmington, IL, Laura Binion and her fiancé Jeremy McGuire of Arthur, IL; one son, Gaylin Binion, and his wife Karin, of Sadorus IL; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three brothers, one sister, and one granddaughter.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, she also loved gardening, and fishing. She was known for her southern cooking, and famous peanut butter pie. She loved listening to country music, especially Tom Jones. The song Arkansas was one of her favorites.

Memorials may be made to the family.



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