Joann Woosley, 70, of Caneyville, passed away Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on March 7th, 1943 in Edmonson County, the daughter of the late James and Mary Elsie (Forbes) Sowders. Joann was a teacher’s aide for the Jefferson County School System. She was a member of the Asphalt Church of Christ in Edmonson County.
Joann is survived by 4 children, Kathey Martin (Vernon) of Caneyville, Wanda Jaggers (Ricky) of Bowling Green, Alan Higgs of Edmonson County, Donnie Willis (Sandy) of Millwood; 4 step-children, Tama Woosley and Elliott Woosley both of Indiana, Debbie Depietro (Pete) of Elizabethtown and Clinton Woosley of Jefferson County; one brother, Tommy Sowders of Edmonson County; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Emmett R. Woosley, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.
Funeral services will be Friday, October 4th at 3:00 p.m. at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro. Stanley Whitaker will be officiating. Burial will be in the Woodcock Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Thursday after 12:00 Noon and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.