JoAnn D. Dyas
JoAnn D. Dyas, of Springfield, died at 9:15 am, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was born November 6, 1933 in St. Louis, MO, to Clifford and Margaret Good Turman. She married James E. Dyas on January 18, 1955 and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2009.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret (Chris) Bergschneider of New Berlin and Rachelle Dyas of Springfield; seven sons, James (Karen) Dyas of Springfield, Bill (Anita) Dyas of Springfield, Michael (Gayla) Dyas of Dawson, Edward (Debra) Dyas of Fort Collins, CO, John (Crystal) Dyas of Pauline, SC, Cliff (Sabra) Dyas of Pella, IA and Richard Dyas of Osage Beach, MO; sixteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; two sisters, Susan Hitchcock of Flowery Branch, GA and Kathy (Bruce) Stevenson of Snoqualmie, WA and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and one brother, Clifford Turman.
JoAnn was a member of Christ the King Church. She enjoyed dancing, crocheting, cooking, playing games with her family, shopping, dining out and was a collector of crosses and Native American collectables. She was an Administrative Assistant and Supervisor for the Illinois Secretary of State, retiring after thirty-two years of service.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Friday, June 8, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with a prayer service being held at 4 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joe Ring officiating. Private burial will be held on Monday at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.