JoAnn (Carney) Tracy

Born: Mon., Jun. 28, 1937
Died: Mon., Aug. 5, 2013


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 08, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Thu., Aug. 08, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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JoAnn Tracy, 76, of rural Robinson, Illinois, passed away at 2:07 p.m. EST, Monday, August 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Born in Robinson, Illinois on June 28, 1937; she was the daughter of James Carney and Joan (Hanover) Carney. She was employed with Heath Candy for many years in the packaging department; Victor Dana, Ettel Brick Shoe Factory, Robinson; retired from Leaf Candy in 1992; JoAnn also had a shop in the Tommy Town Mall in Oblong for many years. Her hobbies included: “junk” auctions, Bingo, collecting dolls, playing solitaire, and most of all spending time with her kids and grandkids.

On June 25, 1955, JoAnn married Bob E. Tracy, Sr. who survives. Also surviving is one son, Bobby Tracy, Jr., Oblong, Illinois; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Doug Slater, Robinson, Illinois, and Lisa and Charles Inboden, Oblong, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Melissa Tracy, Stoy, Illinois; Chrissy & Tim Mickey, Robinson, Illinois, Levi & Nicky Slater, Teutopolis, Illinois, Christopher Slater, Robinson, Illinois, Jalyne Goss, Robinson, Illinois, Daylan Inboden and Aleah Inboden, both of Oblong, Illinois: eight great-grandchildren, Devin & Carman Worcester, Stoy, Illinois, CasCinda Sheridian, Oblong, Illinois, Cierra and Madi Staley, and Porter Mickey all of Robinson, Illinois, Julia Henderson and Reagan Slater, both of Teutopolis, Illinois; a sister, Pat Bradley, Williston, Florida; several nieces and nephews; 3 sisters-in-law, Virginia Earlywine, Reba Stephens and Leah (Earl) Baker; and extended family Bill and Billie Cox, Oblong, Illinois; Patty Rasmussen, Nebraska; and Kenny Chapman of Willow Hill, Illinois.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Russell Wayne Tracy; two brothers, Jimmy Carney and Paul Carney; and two sisters Karen Carney and Donna Bogaczyk.

The funeral service will be at 5:00 p.m. Thursday August 8, 2013 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois with Bro. Rick Catt officiating. Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery, north of Oblong. Visitation will be from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Sports Boosters Club and Crawford County Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P O Box 121 Oblong, Illinois 62449. Condolences or memories to the family at

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Lawrence & Doris Alspach
   Posted Wed August 07, 2013
Sorry to hear about Joann. She was a great lady. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We all played bingo together.

Sheila Warren-Laymon
   Posted Thu August 08, 2013
Made me so sad to hear about JoAnn's passing. We worked together at Heath/Leaf for many years. She was such a hoot to work with. I cherish the memories I have of her. Prayers to the family, God Bless! Sheila Warren-Laymo

Debbi Lowrance
   Posted Thu August 08, 2013
Lori and family,
I was sorry to hear of your mother's death. I can empathasize with the loss.
She was such a nice lady. Sorry I couldn't stop by.
Debbi and family

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