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JoAnne Piper

JoAnne Ray Piper (Burk)

Monday, July 21st, 1941 - Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Obituary

JoAnne R. Piper, age 78, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 6:45 a.m. at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born on Monday, July 21, 1941, to the late Joe Thomas and Ruby Whitaker Burk. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hale Ray, Sr.; and by her 2nd husband, Francis Edward Piper.
She was a loving and caring mother to Linda Barlow and husband, C.W. and Jack Ray, Jr.; she spoiled her 7 grandchildren, Ashley Brammer and husband, Matt, Justin Knapp, Jack Ray, III, Casey Ray, Chase Barlow, Tynea Valentine and husband, Nick, and Janelle Denham and husband, Brad; she adored her 5 great-grandchildren, Reagan Brammer, Isabella Valentine, Sofia Valentine, Landen Denham, and Lane Denham; special friend, L.E. and her dog Paco; as well as many other loving family members and dear friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019, at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem, Va., with Rev. Greg Moser officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke, Va., with Chase Barlow, Justin Knapp, Jack Ray, III, Casey Ray, Matt Brammer, Ricky Ray, and Randy Whitaker serving as pallbearers.
Special thanks to the Palliative Care team at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnmoakey.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Greg Moser
  • Interment

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019
    Location
    Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
    Address
    5737 Airport Road
    Roanoke, VA 24012
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Kimberly Mangels

Posted at 02:43am
I miss her already as I am sure her family and close friends share this emotion. I am lucky to have had her in my life as a good friend. She brightened mine and I will never forget the good times we shared. Sincerely, Kimberly Mangels
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GENE A GODWIN

Posted at 02:53pm
I am saddened to hear of Joanne's passing. She was a wonderful person, caring and with a great sense of humor.

Gene A. Godwin, M.D.
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The Barlow/Smith Connect Group

Posted at 01:00pm
In remembrance of your beautiful mother along with our condolences, thoughts and prayers.
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Sokol Family

Posted at 10:34am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Celi Stoutamire

Posted at 08:56am
JoAnne was a lovely, sweet and compassionate lady during her many years at Roanoke College. She brightened the days for many friends there. Heartfelt love and sympathy to her family. Celi Stoutamire
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