Carolyn “Joe Ann” Chambliss

Carolyn “Joe Ann” Chambliss, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:17 P.M. November 6, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born May 7, 1933 to the late Grover Lee and Marjorie (Parmley) Wininger in Mount Vernon. Joe Ann married Kenneth Chambliss on December 24, 1952 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with nearly 66 years of marriage.

A Funeral Service will be held Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home 601 South 42nd Street Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Ed Sprinkle officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Kirk Cemetery in Ina, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Joe Ann’s honor to the Faith Church of the Nazarene.

Call Newell Funeral Home – Mount Vernon at 618-246-0100 or visit for further information.