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Joan Dell Stowers

June 7, 1943 — July 3, 2022

Joan Dell Smith Stowers, 79, of Oak Hill passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at her residence with her family by her side.

Born June 7, 1943, in Oak Hill, WV she was the daughter of the late Ray and Marjorie "Sap" Valentine Smith.

Joan was a homemaker who kept and immaculate home and was a wonderful cook. Her greatest joy in life was being surrounded by her family whom she loved dearly she was the best mother in the world.

She is preceded in death by brothers, David Ray Smith and Donald Gene Smith.

Those left to cherish her wonderful and loving memory include her husband of 60 years Larry E. Stowers; children, Larry (Doug) Stowers of Fayetteville, Becky (Danny) Gullett of Hico, Dan (Kim) Stowers of Oak Hill and Niki Stowers of Oak Hill; 6 grandchildren, Molly, Ciera, Rheaghan, Wesley, Maddy, Marcus; and 4 great grandchildren.

In keeping with Joan's wishes she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Doug Holley officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Southern West Virginia 454 Cranberry Drive Beckley, West Virginia 25801.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
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