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“Dear Terry & Cindy, My deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. I remember how sad it was when your dad passed. They are together again and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: jean huth-geppert - New Athens, IL

“Our prayers and condolences to Terry, Theresa and the family. Mike and Dawn Buettner ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Michael Buettner - Batesville, IN

“Please accept my deepest sympathy. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Schreiber - Freeburg, IL

“Dear Terry, Theresa and Drew, Just want to say how sorry I am to hear about your loss. Your Mom was one of my Mom's best friends through so many...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Knop DeKruiff - Glenwood, IL

“Dear Todd, Lisa and boys, We loved Joanie like family and our hearts are hurting for you guys. She was such a sweet loving person. You are in our...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Bobbi Baird - owensboro, KY

“Dear Terry, Cindi, and family,We are so sorry for your loss.--Lynne and Lori ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Mavers Schneider - Waterloo, IL

“I'm going to miss looking over and seeing you raking and burning leaves. You were a good person, Joan, we will miss you. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patti Brown - New Athens, IL


Joan Juanita, nee Prairie, Lannom, 82, of New Athens, IL; born on December 22, 1932 in Momence, IL; passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL. Mrs. Lannom was a homemaker. She was also a cook for many years at various New Athens restaurants. She was an avid motorcycle racing fan. Joan greatly loved her grandkids and enjoyed watching them participate in ball and other activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents - Jesse and Alphonsine, nee Purkey, Prairie; Her husband Howard Lannom, whom she married on September 10, 1955 in Momence, IL and who passed away on August 12, 1980. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

She is survived by her children - Terry (Cindy) Lannom of Chester, IL; Theresa Antonellis of New Athens, IL; Todd (Lisa) Lannom of New Athens, IL. Her grandchildren - Sam Lannom; Drew Antonellis; Stephen Lannom; Tucker Lannom. Two sisters - June Ford of Momence, IL; Kathryn Bennett of Kankakee, IL. Two sisters-in-law - Betty Mayer of Marion, IL; Teddi Lannom of New Athens, IL.

Memorials may be made to Family Hospice.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 9:00am to 10:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10:00am with Pastor Dale Weber officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of arrangements.