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Joanne Smith Conaway
Mrs. Joanne Smith Conaway, born March 21, 1943, entered into rest at her home Sunday September 12, 2021.
Joanne led a full and adventurous life. A cosmetologist for more than 30 years, owning two shops, House of Beauty and DeAnn’s Hair Salon. For most of her life she was a member of Warrenville Church of God where she was an active member of the church with a passion for teaching children about the love of Christ. She held many roles with the church, having served as Children’s Church Director, Youth Director, Choir Member, Ladies Ministries and Family Training Leader. For the last 14 years she was a member of Mercy Church where she served as Sunday school teacher. Her hobbies included traveling with her best friend, Anne Roof, reading, cross word puzzles and planning family gatherings. She fought a great fight and now she is with our Heavenly Father healed. The family would like to thank all of their family and friends for all their prayers, love and support.
Mrs. Conaway is proceeded in death by Grandmother, Mae Bell Smith; Father, Joseph E. Smith; Mother Odessa G Smith; Brother, Lamar E. Smith; Sister, Cozette G. Robinson.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, George R. Conaway, children Patty Bryan (Brooke), Michael Conaway (Shannon), Dina Mosely (Darin). Grandchildren, Matthew Bryan, Mallory Black (Jeremee), Ashley Shealy (Brooks), Alex Conaway, Conner Greene (Mattie). Great grandchildren, Landree Black, Grayson Shealy, and Lily Greene. Brother Dwight Smith (Susan), Sisters Mary Ellen Littleton, Jeanette Barton (Davis).
A Funeral Service, celebrating her life, will be held Wednesday September 15, 2021 at Mercy Church in Aiken, SC at 1 P.M. with Pastor Kenny Murphy to officiate. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Doug Silas, Dwight Smith, Matthew Bryan, Alex Conaway, Jeremee Black, and Brooks Shealy.
Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com
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So sorry to hear about Mrs Joanne passing but we know she is in a better place with Jesus.She was the sweetest lady enjoyed many talks with her at the beauty shop and when I would see her.May God Bless U All during this time and give U peace.Teresa New
Teresa New Sep 25 2021 6:19 AM
❤you, Joanne, Cuz. The tribute today to you was so appropriate. You were such a blessing to me starting back before you & Rufus married. Thanks for all those times you did my hair and we talked of our family inheritance -the preciousness of Granny Smith to you & Aunt Mae Bell to me! Now you are with the Jesus you served so humbly and Granny Smith. I WILL see you again! Thank God for a Great Reunion Day. My prayers are with Rufus, Mike, Patti,Dina, Dwight, Ellen, Jeanette & ALL the grands & greats & spouses. May God comfort you daily.
Marsha & Annie Lou Black Ashley
Marsha Webb Sep 15 2021 5:20 PM
We were sorry to hear of Joanne's passing. She was always so encouraging and supportive to many. We cherish the memories of Rufus and Joanne and family and their work at Warrenville. We are praying for you.
Mark and Tammy Rudd Sep 15 2021 12:37 PM
I am very sorry for your loss. May God be with you in this difficult time.
Robbie Black Sep 15 2021 7:59 AM
Joanne was such a special lady. She loved God, her family, and her friends. She was a great person to work for and with! The House of Beauty was a wonderful place to work. We had so much fun and worked so hard. My prayers are with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed💜🙏🏻💔
Patti Plunkett Sep 15 2021 12:01 AM
Mike and Shannon, we are very saddened to hear of the loss of Mike's Mother. Our deepest condolences to all of the family.
Ruth Marie & Jim Lyons Sep 14 2021 9:13 PM
Prayers and thoughts are with the family at this difficult time, God Bless
Tim West Sep 14 2021 9:04 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time.
Cindy Lunsford Sep 14 2021 7:40 PM
Our thoughts and prayers with the family. Janice and I had the privilege to serve on the pastoral staff while they were attending Warrenville C.O.G. We shared the same birthday. March 21, 1943. A great deal of respect for this family.
Pastor David & Janice Holdman Sep 14 2021 6:46 PM
Praying for you Rufus and your family
Jeff and Susan Jones Sep 14 2021 6:31 PM