February 19, 1955 – December 4, 2020
WENDELL – JoAnn Young, 65, died Friday from Pancreatic Cancer. She was born in Wake county to the late James Howard & Thelma Phillips Baker, Jr. She served her country in the U. S. Navy, on the USS Dixon. She was a loving supportive mom, wonderful grandma, & always laughed through any hardships she faced. She will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by siblings, Cathy Whitley & Carryl Silvers.
She is survived by her children, Guy Stephen Raymond, Jr. (Kellie) of Rocky Mount, Tonya Porteous (Randy) of Zebulon, brother, Jim Baker (Laura), grandchildren, Ashleigh, Kimber, Landon, Dylan, Garrett, Coleman, great grandchildren, Joshua & Colton.
Flowers welcomed, or memorials may be made to Transitions Lifecare at https://transitionslifecare.org/donate/
Memorial service 2 pm, Wednesday, Baptist Tabernacle Church with visitation from 1-2 pm, prior to the service, in the church fellowship hall. MASKS REQUIRED. Service available later at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral