Joan Madonna KAGAY

News Death Notice

KAGAY, Joan Madonna 94, of Little Rock passed away June 9, 2013. Joan was born to Irene and Sharon Johnson in Dayton, Ohio. She attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. Following graduation in 1941, she worked as a dietician in Rikes Department store in Dayton, Ohio. She wed Charles Kagay MD in 1945 and was married until his passing in 2006. Joan worked as a volunteer at the Children's Hospital in Dayton, Ohio prior to moving with her husband to Hilton Head, SC in 1987. Joan was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her. She is survived by her sons Charles Kagay of San Francisco, CA and John Kagay MD of Dunedin, FL; her daughter Pamela Brown MD of Little Rock, her sisters Nan Blackford of Orlando, FL; Sue Hurd of Hilton Head, SC and Kay Crowe of Columbus, OH and her 6 grandchildren. The family would like to thank special friend Carissa Frost, the staff of Valley Ranch Nursing Home, and Arkansas Hospice for all the care they have provided over the last several years. Online guestbook:

Published in Dayton Daily News on June 20, 2013