Joann Spiller

Joann Spiller

Joann Spiller, 59, of Cobden, died at 3:48 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

She was born in Union County, on Dec. 26, 1956, the daughter of William Fraiser and Edna Mae Davis Matheney.

She married Robert Roy Dover on Oct. 9, 1982, in Champaign. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1988. Later, she married Paul Spiller, on Feb. 15, 1991, in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2010.

She is survived by her children, Anna Mae Dover of Anna, James Dover of Beecher City and Andy Dover of Cobden; six grandchildren, Joey Rulevish, Trenton Rulevish, Calvin Smith, Chloe Dover, Kylie Dover and Madison Dover; two brothers, Billy Matheney of Cobden and Daniel Matheney; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by his parents; husband Robert Dover and husband Paul Spiller; an infant daughter, Cathy Jo Dover; two brothers, William F. Matheney Jr. and Leon Matheney; and two sisters, Rosemary Mason and Francis Matheney.

She loved the outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family. She worked many years at Florsheim Shoe Company in Anna.

Funeral services for Mrs. Spiller were at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden, with the Rev. Bobby Richardson officiating. Interment was in the Cobden Cemetery.

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Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden was in charge of arrangements.

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