Lebanon Reporter

June 29, 2013

Sue Mary (Johnson) Bigham


— Sue Mary (Johnson) Bigham, 72, of Jamestown and formerly of southern Illinois, passed away very suddenly Tuesday, June 25, 2013, while visiting family at the Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz.

Sue was born at Elco, Ill., on Sept. 29, 1940, daughter of the now late Carl Johnson and Lucille T. (Poole) Johnson.

Sue and her husband Joe ran a restaurant in Tamms, Ill., for several years, and Sue later worked as a pharmacy technician for the Anna, Ill., Wal-Mart, where she later retired.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gary Johnson.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph H. “Joe” Bigham of Jamestown; a daughter, Sharon Massa of Jamestown; two sons, Rodney and Vernon Bigham, both of Columbus, Ohio; three brothers, William Johnson of Advance, Robert Eugene Johnson of Lebanon, and Terry Lee Johnson of Shelbyville; four sisters, Joyce Dremononas of Thorntown, Barbara Eavey of Yuma, Ariz., Debra Wells of Lebanon, and Patricia Rader of Paragould, Ark.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Sue Bigham will be 10 a.m. Sunday, June 30, at the Jones Funeral Home Tamms, Ill., with the Rev. Pete Vinson officiating. Interment will follow in the St. John’s Cemetery rural Dongola, Ill.

Friends may call Saturday between 5 and 8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Tamms, Ill.

Jones Funeral Home Tamms, Ill., is in charge of the arrangements.


Reader comments