Mrs. Joanne Hartsoe Kemp, better known as Joanne, 81, of Warrensville, N.C., passed away Tuesday morning, November 20, 2018, at NC Baptist Hospital.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Betty Henson and the Rev. Margaret Wannamacher officiating. Burial will follow in the John F. Hartsog Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 1 until 2 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home.
Mrs. Kemp was born in Peach Bottom, PA on November 16, 1937, to the late Jonathan Gwyn and Mae Clementine Walker Hartsoe. She was a member of Creston United Methodist Church. Joanne worked as a medical secretary and insurance counselor in many doctors office and hospitals. She was also a member of DAR.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ron Parker and Grant Riley Kemp; a sister, Mary Elliott; a niece, Thana M. Elliott.
Mrs. Kemp is survived by two daughters, Regina McCoy and husband, Paul Sanders, of Pittsboro, N.C., and Sharyn McCoy and husband, James Wilczewski, of Creston; a son, Jonathan (Jon) Parker and fiancé Missy Miller, of Warrensville; a brother, Robert Hartsoe and wife, Judy, of Sparta; four grandchildren, Natalya Buckel and husband, Keith, of Durham, Laurel Hopper of Pittsboro, Roy Hopper and wife, Gabrielle, of Chapel Hill and Maeleigh Parker, of Warrensville; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Flowers will be appreciated.
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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.