Joan Shumaker Jones
September 15, 1938 – February 2, 2020
CLAYTON – Joan Shumaker Jones, 81, died Sunday. She was born in Dorchester County, South Carolina, to the late Allen Dantzler and Talulah Way Shumaker. She worked as a nurse at Wake Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Carroll Jones and step-son, Mathew Jones.
She is survived by her step-son, Todd Jones (Kim); brothers, Allen Shumaker (Hazel) and Fred Shumaker (Beverly) and grandchildren, Garrett and Taylor Jones.
Funeral service, 2pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory chapel, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.stricklandfuneral.com
Joan was such a kind loving giving gentle person. So caring and a good nurse and friend!! She was a witness to Christ in every aspect of her life and she holds a special place in my heart. Our special bond will never be broken. She was so proud of her stepsons and grandchildren too.