Jo Ann <I>Carroll</I> Decker

Jo Ann Carroll Decker

Perry County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Aug 2011 (aged 72)
Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA
Burial Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 75055605 · View Source
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The Associated Press
Posted Aug 16, 2011

Nashville, Ill. —

Jo Ann Decker, age 72, of Nashville, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at her home in Nashville, Ill.

She was born on Nov. 11, 1938 in Perry County, Ill., the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Caroline M. "Tilly" (Volmer) Carroll. She married Elmer Walter Decker on July 23, 1955 in Nashville, Ill. and he survives.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son Larry Decker and wife Cassandra of Nashville, Ill., one daughter Carolyn Walton and husband Johnnie of Nashville, Ill., two grandchildren Kortni Walton and Eric Walton, one step grandson Lucas Hake and one brother Jerry Carroll and wife Iona of Pinckneyville, Ill.

Mrs. Decker was preceded in death by her parents, son Douglas A. Decker,
one brother Donald Carroll and three sisters Marion Williamson, Vera Loth and Jackie Brown.

Mrs. Decker was of the Baptist Faith. She attended the First Church of Christ Scientist in Centralia, Ill.. She enjoyed traveling and watching the birds in her yard. She loved to take care of her family and loved the time she spent with them.

Mrs. Decker was a homemaker and housewife. She has lived most of her life in Nashville, Ill.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville, Ill. with Reverend John Prather officiating. Burial followed in Masonic Cemetery in Nashville, Ill.

Friends called from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Cemetery Fund and will be received at the funeral home.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at or visit Styninger Funeral Homes on Facebook.

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