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Joan Pierce Barkley, 83, beloved mother, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 14, 2021 in Belmont, NC. Born July 12, 1938, in Anderson, SC. Joan was greeted in heaven by her parents: Luther O’Dell Pierce and Edith Pauline Lemeron.
Joan was loved by all she met. For many years before retiring she owned her own beauty shop “Joan‘s Hair Care.” She loved traveling, shopping and staying stylish. She had a special love for animals and enjoyed watching the creatures of God’s creation. Joan also enjoyed the mountains, the beach, music and adored Leonard Cohen. She loved the Lord and always made sure her children were loved and cared for. She continued to give a smile to those she loved until the end. Her smile and laugh were unforgettable, she will be missed. We wish her peace and rest at last because one day we will all be joining her.
In addition to her parents, Joan is preceded in death by her infant son: Benjamin O’Dell Jachetta; sister Sonja Gail Madden; niece: Susan Elaine Ridout; and nephew: Henry Francis Harris Jr.; Grandson: Houston (Huey) Coker Lovelace.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Myra O’Neal Hardy (Jack), Michael John Jachetta and Pauline Marie Jachetta (Cindy). Sisters: Edith Geraldine Harris and Pamela Elizabeth Lemeron. Niece and nephew: Chima Jeane Martin and Timothy Bruce Harris. Grandson: Thomas Christopher Lovelace; great granddaughter: Hayle Lovelace.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Barkley family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.