Chesterton resident Joe Ann Stanley, 75, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
She was born April 30, 1937, in Wanilla, Miss., to Atley and Laura Bell
(Edwards) Cole, who preceded her in death.
She was a loving mother to her children, Jonathon Charles Stanley of Biloxi,
Miss., and Judith (David) Kirkman of Chesterton; and a loving grandmother to
Chad and Tyler Kirkman.
After 28 years, Joe Ann relocated to Northwest Indiana in 2008. She attended
Deep River Church of Christ with her life-long friends Elizabeth Martin and
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Deep River
Church of Christ, 7500 Grand Blvd. in Merrillville.
Arrangements by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway in Chesterton.
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