- January 14, 2022
JoAnne Sammons, nee Halloway, age 84 of Chicago and formerly of Palatine. Beloved wife to the late Dr. James H. Sammons. Devoted mother to Joseph (Cindy) Bond and Nancy Venezia. Dear stepmother to Dr. James (Cindy) Sammons Jr. Col (ret), USAF, and the late Patricia Sheats. Loving Mimi to Ethan, Peyton, Nico, Kyle, Joya, Jesse, James, and Jeanna. Dear sister to Margaret Carter, Barbara Cork, and Nancy Williams. Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Margaret Eleanor Halloway. Fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. JoAnne, a retired nurse, traveled the world by her husband’s side, prior to his retirement. She took loving care of him during the final years of his life and doted on her grandchildren for many years. She was known for her impeccable sense of style and her love of Christmas and all that the season held. She will be greatly missed. A visitation will be held, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy. Palatine IL. from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Funeral services will take place in Texas at a later date. For more information please call 847-359-8020.