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Joan Gassaway, 66, Metcalfe County, KY (1945-2022)

Joan Gassaway, 66, of Edmonton passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, July 16, 2022. Joan was born October 3, 1955 to the late John I. and Lougene Pedigo DeVore.

She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ. Joan wore many hats in this life. She was a 30 plus year of Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems in Edmonton. A homemaker and farmer. Joan loved the farm and cattle. She was a bee keeper and avid runner. She enjoyed running the triathlon. A highlight for Joan in her high school years was getting to be the Hornet Mascot.

She and her husband Eddie Gassaway were married April 20, 1984 and together they loved to travel. Joan will always be remembered for her huge smile and warm personality.

Besides her husband she is survived by two sons - Justin Wheeler and wife Amanda, Aaron Wheeler and wife Sara all of Glasgow; Five grandchildren - Destany, Gabe, Laney and Emory Wheeler, and Jon Aden Carroll. Two brothers - Larry DeVore and wife Mary of Edmonton; Wally DeVore and wife Norma of Glasgow. Two sisters, Sandra Thompson of Glasgow and Teena Taulbee and husband Ronnie of Winchester. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Joan will be held 2pmCT Tuesday, July 19, 2022 with interment in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 Monday and after 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.

Butler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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