Joanne Elizabeth Woolridge

May 12, 1955April 18, 2021

Joanne E. Woolridge, 65, of Downs IL passed away on April 18, 2021. She was born May 12, 1955 to Ted Tozer Allsup and Bess Bernice (Yost) Allsup and married James “Jim” Woolridge on June 28, 1986.

Joanne is survived by her spouse; brothers: Ted Allsup, Morgan Allsup; sister: Lynn; sisters-in-law: Sarah, Lucy; mother-in-law: Marilyn Woolridge; brothers-in-law: Tom Woolridge, Jeff Woolridge; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in passing by her parents; step-mother: Barbara Franklin (Hiltabrand) Allsup; step-brother: James Hiltabrand; father-in-law Thomas Ray Woolridge; and brother-in-law: Gary Woolridge.

Joanne was a busy woman who had a long and fulfilling career in banking. When she wasn’t busy with work, she loved to go fishing and ride Harleys with Jim.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois CancerCare.


  • Illinois CancerCare


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Joanne Elizabeth Woolridge

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Holly Lyons

May 8, 2021

We had a lot of fun sr year high school with the senior yr breakfast at Brandtville and senior skip day at State Farm park lake.
We had good times together long after. I’ll miss seeing her.

Sue Woolridge

April 26, 2021

I have so many fond memories of my sis in law Joanne, we had so many great times and lots of laughter. She was a wonderful and caring lady. I know she will miss all her cats and they will miss her as I will too. So very sorry for your loss Jim and family, sending my deepest sympathy and prayers. Love Sue XOXO ❤🙏🌹

Cindy Henert

April 26, 2021

We are so very sorry for your loss, sending our condolences and prayers to family and friends. Cindy Henert and Family 🙏🕯️