Joan Adams Coe

Published 11:32 am Monday, June 5, 2017

Joan Adams Coe of Bridgewater Drive, Advance, died on Friday, June 2, 2017 at her home.

She was born Dec. 26, 1936 to Mr. snd Mrs. John Sneed Adams in Asheville.  Her early life was filled with travel as her father was re-assigned all over this country by the Army Air Corp and later the US Air Force. After she married her husband of 34 years, his employment with Eastern Airlines moved the family around. She moved to Advance more than 25 years ago after her husband, Richard C. Coe, died. She loved the proper application of the English language and the true meaning of words.She loved the theatre and the stories told in plays and musicals. She loved her rescue dog Annie, and her friends. She loved her family and church family, but most of all she loved Jesus.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991, and her son Richard C. Coe, Jr. in 2010.

Survivors: her daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Zero Smith of Farmington; 2 nieces and a nephew in Massachusetts; and many friends.

A celebration of her life will be Saturday June 10 at 11  a.m. at Cornerstone Christian Church.

Memorials: Cornerstone Christian, St. Jude’s Research Hospital, Child Fund International, Winston-Salem Rescue Mission or Hospice of Davie.