Joan Wiley Carroll

Joan Wiley Carroll

Joan Wiley Carroll 84 formerly of Palmyra, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the Shelbina Villa, Shelbina, Mo.

Joan Wiley Carroll was born March 27, 1935, in Cambridge, Ill., to Julius Wiley and Lucille McCurdy Wiley. In 1944 her family relocated to Philadelphia, Mo.

Survivors include four children, Gloria Coleman (Larry) Hannibal, Mo.; Janet White (Gary), Emden, Mo.; Jeannine Leeds (Gary), Cleveland, Tenn.; and Graylen Carroll (Marilyn,) Trenton, Tenn.; grandchildren Christopher White (Lilly), Emden; Chad White (Erica), Affton, Mo.; Casie Belto, Camdenton, Mo.; Brandi Phil (Rob), Arlington Heights, Ill.; Tim Leeds (Sarah,) Sugar Hill, Ga.; Andrew Leeds (Shannon), Alpharetta, Ga.; Anna Tomczyk (Michael), Celina, Texas; Nick Pedersen (Jen), Alaska; Christine Green (Jacob), Portales, N.M.; and Tamara May (Randy), Cudahy, Wisc. Joan has 19 great-grandchildren and is loved by many nieces and nephews and a host of close friends. 

Other survivors include her siblings Billy Wiley, Paris, Mo.; Dale Wiley, Barton City, Mich.; Anna May White, Santa Fe, Mo.; Cecil Reagan (Marvin), Monroe City, Mo.; Eva Kiser (Roy), York, Neb.; Linda Powell (Butch), Philadelphia, Mo.; and Mary Wiley, Alton, Ill. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Jeremiah Carroll; brothers, Louis Wiley and Keith Wiley; one sister, Peggy Norman; half-sisters, Cleo Slover, Pearl May Smith, Ruby DeClerk, Myrtle Forest and Irene Olson; and half-brothers, Freddy Wiley and Russell Wiley.

Joan retired from the Food and Nutrition Department at Hannibal Regional Hospital and worked in the Food and Nutrition Department at Maple Lawn Nursing Home. 

She was not happy unless she was making chocolate chip cookies or cooking for company. She loved to cook and her friends and family loved for her to cook. When you visited Joan, she was never without a pie in the freezer and a smile on her face that you were in her home. 

Joan was one of the most hospitable and giving people God created. You could always count on her to send a birthday card to those she loved. 

Her faith, family, and friends meant the world to her. Joan was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Quincy, Ill.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m., at the Emden Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Emden, Mo. 

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the time of service. 

Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Central Illinois.

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