She is a daughter of the late Harley and Kate Guinn Silvers. Joan was a native of Unicoi County, before moving to Miami, FL in 1954. She returned to Erwin in 1981.
Joan was a member of Central Baptist Church, in Erwin. She was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her family and friends, going shopping and out to eat. She also enjoyed making candy and cookies to give to friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William B. McCurry, Jr. (Bill), Sister, Anita Silvers Sonerholm, Brothers, Joel and Wendell Blake Silvers.
Joan Silvers McCurry leaves behind to cherish her memory:
Brother: Ned L. Silvers and his wife Martha of Erwin;
Sister: Rita Silvers Dunkerly and her husband Glen of Las Vegas, Nevada:
Several Nieces and Nephews;
Special Friend who was like a daughter: Julie Ann Moore of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Miami, FL, and Julie’s parents, Bob and Phyllis Moore, and brother, Bob Moore III, all of Miami, FL.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Joan Silvers McCurry in a funeral service to be held at 1:00PM Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Wiley officiating and musical selections provided by Libby Hatcher, pianist, and Gary Amos, soloist. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 12:00PM and continue until the hour of service at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will follow the funeral at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be the deacons of Central Baptist Church.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to: The staff and Nurses at Christian Care Center of Unicoi County and Erwin Healthcare Center for the excellent care and support they have provided; Caris Hospice for their encouragement, visits, and support; and to Governor’s Bend Assisted Living, Colleen Cox, nurses, and staff.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin . These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Joan Silvers McCurry through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.