Ann Binion

Ann Binion

SULLIVAN – Ann F. Swartz Binion, 76, of Sullivan passed away at 11:50 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 25, 2012) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East U.S. Highway 36, Atwood. Visitation will be from noon Wednesday until the time of services. Burial will be in the Mackville Cemetery, Atwood.

Ann was born on Oct. 13, 1936, in Ezel, Ky., the daughter of Garland and Reva Roberson Craft. As a teenager, she moved with her family to Tuscola. She married Dale Swartz and raised her family. She was retired from the State University Retirement System.

After her first husband passed away, she married Will Binion and together they built their beautiful home on Lake Shelbyville.

She is survived by her loving husband, Will; son, Michael Swartz; daughter, Kim (Eric) Burdick; and granddaughter, Sonia Burdick.

She is also survived by Will's children, Kathy (Steve) Moseley, Vicki (Barry) Hammel, Harry (Angi) Binion and their families.

Additional survivors include her brothers, Henry (Mary) Craft, Ronnie (Vickie) Craft, and sister, Carolyn (Doug) Pearcy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Bonnie (Craft) Hunter and Jerry Craft; and brother, David Manning.

She leaves behind many other family members and friends. She will be deeply missed.

Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.

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