MAPLETON - Joanne V. Worley, 81, of Mapleton passed away at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born Jan. 7, 1931, in Peoria, Ill., to John and Dell (Deveraux) Sheber. She married Clarence Worley on July 15, 1950, in Peoria, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jack; three sisters, Dorothy, Francis and Katheryn; one niece, Barb; and one nephew, Billy.
Surviving are her husband, Clarence of Mapleton; two sons, Rickey (Julie) Worley of Bartonville and Garry Worley of Peoria; three grandchildren, Graham, Chad and Mia; one sister, Betty (Ken) Lansford of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews.
Joanne worked with Caterpillar Inc. for more than 32 years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of American Legion Women's Auxiliary Post 979 in Bartonville and the Monthly Card Club.
She enjoyed bingo, bowling, fishing in Wisconsin, wintering in Florida and any occasion with family and friends.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, with visitation one hour prior to the service at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow the service in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to TAPS or American Legion Post 979. Please visit Joanne's story at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.
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