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JoAnn Maddox

April 30, 1933 — November 17, 2023

East Moline

Lucille “JoAnn” Maddox, 90, of East Moline, passed away Friday November 17, 2023, at New Perspectives in Silvis.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday November 22, 2023, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services.  The burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.  Memorials may be made to Christian Friendliness or the Midwest affiliate of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The funeral will be live streamed and the link may be found at the bottom of this page.

JoAnn was born on April 30, 1933, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Leonard and Mary Emma (Spolar) Miles. She married James E. Maddox on June 19, 1951, at Memorial Christian Church in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on September 22, 2008.

JoAnn volunteered with F.I.S.H Inc. of Moline from the mid-1970s to early 1980’s, helping coordinate transportation, the monthly newsletter and calendar, and served on the board. She was active with the Quad Cities Christian Women's Club, Moline Luncheon Group and Stonecroft Ministries Friendship Bible Coffees
Prayer Advisor. JoAnn also served on the Executive Committee as Telephone Chairman and later as Prayer Advisor. Later in life, JoAnn enjoyed monthly Bible Studies with her CWC friends. After moving to New Perspective Living, JoAnn was able to encourage the start-up of a new evening non-denominational Bible study which she enjoyed attending.

Survivors include her daughter, Connie (Doug) Forbes; grandchildren, Stephanie (Joe) Carpentier, Andrew (Rachael) Forbes; great grandson, Grayson Carpentier; brother, Leonard (Dorothy) Miles; sister, MaryAnn (fiancé Doug Sodeman) Cook; several nieces and nephews including locally, Jim (Amy) Cook, Frances (Joe) Williams, Randy Maddox, Shawn (Jill) Maddox, Johnny (Debi) Maddox and also, Richard (Judy) Smith of Texas, Leonard (Berni) Miles of Tennessee, Jennifer (Frank) Moschette of Florida, Bobby (Julie) Maddox of Arizona, Belinda (Doyle) Ainsworth of Arkansas, Kelly Gose of Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James and sister, Darlene Smith.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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