ENERGY - Frances Joan McCall, 78, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, in The Arch of Helia Healthcare in Energy.
Joan was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Beardstown to John Henry and Elda Elizabeth (Kleinschmidt) Saylor. She was Lutheran and attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin.
She retired in 1987 after working 22 years in the shipping department at Smoler Brothers in Herrin.
In her spare time, Joan enjoyed playing Bingo at Knights of Columbus in Herrin and working jigsaw and crossword puzzles. She most enjoyed talking with friends and spending time with her family.
Survivors include a son, Bruce McCall and wife, Cynthia, of Herrin; two stepgrandsons, Brandon Milligan and wife, Jennifer, of Harrisburg and Austin Milligan, also of Harrisburg; brother, Wilbur Saylor and wife, Tana, of Springfield; two sisters, Joyce McDowell of Centralia and Donna Christ of Las Vegas; several nieces and nephews; and numerous cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Myra Lynn Finney; sisters, Edna Kinison and Merita Twedell; nephew, Paul Kinison; and ex-husband, Joe McCall.
Services will be at noon Thursday, May 16, in Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with the Rev. J.K. Tiffin officiating. Burial will be in Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to a
. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home, 201 S. 13th St., Herrin, IL 62948.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com