JoAnn (Ginger) Beard, 56 of Taylorville passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at 2:11 a.m. at the Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL. She was born on January 19, 1958 in Taylorville, IL; the daughter of John Edward and Esther (Stanton) Ginger Sr. She was a Registered Nurse. JoAnn loved and devoted her life to her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Coady Curtis; daughters: Leanne Beard and Katie Curtis; grandchildren: Jacob Walker, Isabella Beard, Raeanna Wempen and Brielle Humphrey;brother, Thomas (Tammy) Ginger of Taylorville, IL; sisters:Judith Rodden of Decatur, IL, Mary Tolley of Sherman, IL and Becky Ginger of Decatur, IL; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Carol Ginger and brother, John Edward Ginger Jr.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Father Mariadas Chatla will officiate the services.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL

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