January 18, 1935 ~ March 29, 2003

Born in: Toledo, Ohio,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Fletcher - JoAnne Elaine Stucker, 68, died Saturday, March 29, 2003. A daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy Weyler McDonald, she was born in Toledo, Ohio, January 18, 1935, and had been a resident of Buncombe County for the past 28 years. She was a member of Arden First Baptist Church, active in WMU and ministered to those in need at JEC and ABCCM, as well as her family. JoAnne enjoyed creating and designing as an employee of the Christmas House in Hendersonville. She is survived by her husband Don Stucker; daughter, Roxanne Stanford, and her husband Ron, of Toledo, Ohio; son, Jeff Stucker, and his wife Dawn, of Asheville; son, Todd Stucker, and his wife Angie, of Swannanoa; daughter, Julie Stucker of Asheville and son, Tyrone Stucker, and his wife Dahn, of Johnson City, Tenn. She is also survived by a sister, Ora Truckee of Michigan and four brothers, Wesley McDonald of Clemmons, NC, Jerry McDonald and Dennis McDonald, both of Toledo, Ohio and Tom McDonald of Dundee, Michigan. Mrs. Stucker is survived by eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm Wednesday in the Arden First Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Stephen Summer. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 pm Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road where Mrs. Stucker will remain until being placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. She was a victim of cancer who fought until the end, when God called her home. Her faith in Christ sustained her while she was here.

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  1. To the family of JoAnne Stucker,
    I was so very sorry to hear about your loss. I have such fond memories of growing up as a part of the Arden First Baptist family and JoAnn is included in many of those memories. I admire her courage and faith. May God wrap his arms around you during this time and give you patience until you see her again.

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  2. We were so sorry to hear about your loss. We hope your family, friends and memories can help comfort you. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love,

    Steve and Toni Kaser

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  3. Don and family:

    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God comfort you in your loss.

    Marvin & Shirley Smith
    Adam & Jennifer

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  4. May God bless and comfort each of you at this time of such great loss.JoAnne was a wonderful Christian lady who loved ministering to others. I have fond memories of sharing a pew with her at AFBC. Carolyn Jenkins

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  5. Don and Family,
    Kathy and I wish to express our deepest sympathies to you at this time of Joanne’s homegoing. We will be praying for you in the days to come. May God richly bless you with you His grace, peace and presence is our prayer!

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