September 24, 1960 ~ December 23, 2010
Resided in: Candler, NC
Joanie Carlson, 50, of Mesa Trail, Candler, went home to Heaven on Thursday, December 23, 2010, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Jamestown, NY, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Gloria Beth VanOrder Carlson. Ms. Carlson loved to take care of her cats and chickens and to go to flea markets. Ms. Carlson is survived by her daughters, Kelly Carlson and Donna Foringer, both of Jamestown, NY; sisters, Jean Harrington, of New York, Marie Fisher, of Florida, and Kathleen Winser and Karen Wiley, both of Georgia; brothers, Gerald Carlson, of South Carolina, Stephen Carlson, of New York, and Stanley Carlson, of Virginia; boyfriend, Bobby Brooker, of Candler; 10 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Ms. Carlson will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave with the Rev. Dr. Dan McCurry officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.