Mrs. JoAnne Cheek Erpelding, 71, of Twin Rivers Independent Living in Pittsboro, NC, died unexpectedly April 3, 2008 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC.
JoAnne was born March 6, 1937 in Dunkirk, Indiana, the daughter of Robert Nathan Stanley and Margaret Alice Cheek Stanley. She graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1955, and from Ball State University in 1959 with a degree in nursing. She was a long time Episcopalian.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Nick and Deborah Erpelding of Sanford, NC; her mother, Margaret Stanley of Dunkirk, IN; her brother, Douglas Stanley of Redkey, IN; and niece and nephew, Holly Fields of Redkey, IN and Scott Stanley of Germany.
A gathering to celebrate JoAnne’s life will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at Griffin Funeral Service in Pittsboro. Interment will follow at a later date in Dunkirk, IN. Memorials may be directed to UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312, or to the American Red Cross, Triangle Area Chapter, 100 N. Peartree Lane,
Raleigh, NC 27610.
Online condolences to www.griffinfuneral.com, Select Obituaries.
Arrangements are under the care of Griffin Funeral Service and Cremation, 396 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312.