In memory of
JoAnn was born on April 7, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
JoAnn was a resident of Wilson, North Carolina at the time of passing.
She was a daughter of the late Paul N. and Eudell Barnes Blake of Lucama and was also preceded in death by a brother, Paul N. Blake, Jr. JoAnn met her first and only true love, Selby, both of Lucama, at age 12, and he called on her for 7 years before she demanded they marry in 1953, after JoAnn graduated from Rex Nursing School and Selby returned from active duty in the Korean Conflict.
In lieu of flowers, her children encourage that you consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association, 5171 Glenwood Ave, Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27612, https://act.alz.org.
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