SHELBY - Joann Carpenter Cook, 79, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2013, at Wendover Hospice.
A native of Rutherford County, she was born Oct. 24, 1933, daughter of the late Everette Clarence Carpenter and Williemetto Fite Carpenter.
The family will receive friends immediately following the interment in the church fellowship hall, and other times at the home of Daryl and Rose Cook, 1329 Wyanoke Ave., Shelby.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Victory Baptist Church, Ellenboro.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service,
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com.