Johnna Lee Nadolny

April 10, 1940 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 80)


Johnna Lee Nadolny, 80 of Arcola, IL passed away at 7:07 P.M. on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at her residence.


Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. Arcola, IL.  Rev. Kent Conover will officiate.  Burial will be in the Dodge Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. The funeral service will be streamed live on the Edwards Funeral Home facebook page.

Johnna was born on April 10, 1940 in Mattoon, IL.  She was a daughter of Wilbur Leslie and Betty Lou (Beals) Johnson.  She married Lee R. Nadolny on December 21, 1979 in Charleston, IL.

She is survived by her husband, Lee R. Nadolny of Arcola, IL, three children, Mamie Norlene “Sis” Tucker of Arcola, IL, Ted A. Nadolny and his wife Nancy of Mattoon, IL and Pete E. Nadolny of Mattoon, IL; two step-sons, Troy Tucker of Mattoon, IL and Sonny Tucker of Flora, IL; sixteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jerry Hatfill of Newman, IL, Catherine Fulk and Dorothea Fetters both of Mattoon, IL and two sisters-in-law, Martha Spencer of Mattoon, IL and Gwen Sims of Mississippi. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and step-mother, Viola Johnson, one son, Anthony Tucker, one daughter, Debbie K. Nadolny, step-daughter, Cinda Walley, step-son, Steven Tucker, grandson, Jeremiah Joseph Lee Jones, three brother, Everett Spencer, Dennis Sims, and Roy Johnson, and two sisters, Sandy Willison and Michael Fay Sparling.

Johnna was a Sunday School teacher at Arcola General Baptist church until it closed, at which point she became a member of the Providence Church in Mattoon, where she stayed active in women of faith groups.

Johnna had worked at G.E. in Mattoon, IL and retired in the mid 90’s with over 30 years of service, after she retired, she raised her granddaughter LesLee Watkins.   

She enjoyed crocheting, crafting, her dogs and was an excellent cook.

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