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Joan Flynn

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Joan Stafford,80

Joan Lucille Stafford, age 80, died peacefully on November 29, 2014 at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, AR. Joan was born on February 3, 1934 to John and Lucille Flynn in Horton, KS. She married Elba Stafford at St Thomas Church on June 25, 1955 in Oroville, CA. Joan graduated from San Jose State College in CA with honors and taught in elementary and middle schools in California, Oregon, Wisconsin and Texas before retiring to Mountain Home, AR. After receiving voice training in college, Joan often sang for weddings, and she also enjoyed playing tennis and bridge.

Joan is survived by her husband of 59 years, one brother, Charles Flynn of Manteca, CA, one sister, Mary Ellen McGee of Warrenton, VA, and was predeceased by her brother Thomas Flynn of Redmond, WA.

She was a devoted mother to: Colleen Stafford of Mountain Home, AR, Randall (Gayle) Stafford of Columbus, IN, Richard (Siu Wong) Stafford of Annandale, VA, Claire (Stephen) Baker of Palatine, IL, John (Barbara) Stafford of Ames, IA, and Deborah (Wayne Goodall) Iversen of Wellington, NZ. Joan was also proud of her ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm at St Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 249 Dyer St, Mountain Home, AR. with Reverend Norbert Rappold Celebrant. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Roller Funeral Home, 25 County Road 27, Mountain Home, AR. Interment will follow the visitation at Promise Land Cemetery on Promise Land Road, Mountain Home, AR.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to The Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Drive, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home. Visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Dec. 5, 2014
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