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Joann (Boone) Head

1937 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Joann (Boone) Head Obituary
JoAnn Head of Sweetwater, passed away at the age of 80 on Friday May 5, 2017 at ARMC in Abilene due to respiratory failure. Mrs. Head was born on February 28, 1937 in Jones County, Texas.
JoAnn attended school in Stamford Texas and graduated nursing school from TSTI in Sweetwater. She was a nurse for approximately 38 years and in that time-span she worked on the hospital floor in various therapeutic areas as well as the radiology department toward the end of her nursing career. JoAnn married C.W. Head on July 28, 1967 in Sweetwater. She dearly loved her husband C.W., step kids, her children, entire family, and large circle of friends. She was very supportive of all the kid's activities, from sports, to social activities, to the rodeo circuit. JoAnn had a huge heart and loved all animals. JoAnn's love for horses and rodeo started as a young child. Never afraid to ride a green horse, she trained several on barrels, poles, and other events for her daughter Kelly as well as other barrel racers. She would also keep horses exercised and ready to perform in between rodeos. JoAnn was the Dallas Cowboy's #1 fan, always wearing her favorite Cowboy's t-shirt every Sunday. She attended many of the Cowboy games at Texas Stadium with her best friend Glenda Williams who preceded her in death. After JoAnn and C.W. retired they enjoyed traveling with family and friends and never passed up a chance to go to a casino. Although neither ever hit "the big one", the time they spent together was priceless. Family and friends would say the road trip never got started until JoAnn sang, "On the Road Again".
Survivors include Daughters Shanna Zelner and husband Randy of Seminole; Kelly Espinoza and husband Raul of Abilene; Step-Daughters Doris Harvey and husband Sam of Sweetwater; Sherene Templet and husband Warren of Roby; Celia Rasberry and husband Freddie of Roby; Step-Sons Winfred Head and wife Bonnie of Granbury; Teddy Head and wife Shelley of Victoria; Kenny Head of Abilene; two brothers O.B. Boone, Jr. and wife Carolyn of Sweetwater and Bob Boone and wife Linda of Ballinger, TX, a brother-in-law Bill Davis & wife Rexine of Hawley, TX, Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Head was preceded in death by Her parents, O.B. and Frances Boone; Granddaughter, Cody Head; Son, Clinton Head in 2007; Daughter, Kimberly Jo Head Davis in 2010; Husband, C.W. Head in 2012; Sister, Betty Holden Bushong in 2016. The Family would like to say a big thank you to Abilene Regional Medical Center, Dr. Samantha Goodman, who's love for her patient's well-being is never ending. The friendly case-workers, staff, and exceptional nurses on the second and fourth floor of ARMC, namely Kat and Kionna. Hospice of the Big Country; Dr. Dawson, Dr. Holland, Jennifer and Martha. Your compassion for patients and loved ones during such a difficult time is unwavering and greatly appreciated. HealthSouth Rehab, and Northern Oaks Retirement and Rehab Facility. JoAnn's career was helping patients. Her love was for her family and friends. She leaves a legacy of love and service to helping others in those of us left behind. She may be gone from us today but she will never be forgotten.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater TX. Graveside services will be held 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Sweetwater Cemetery with Reverend Carter Edmondson officiating interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on May 8, 2017
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