Joanne was a graduate of Elyria high school, class of 1979 and a graduate of South Eastern Airline Academy, she also attended LCCC. She was presently employed with Mercy Medical billing of Toledo and previously employed with Alliance Imaging of Canton. She enjoyed reading, working with seniors and helping other to receive housing.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Shawn West; son, Richard L. Montague of Lexington, Kentucky; daughter, Jasmine Montague of Canton; step son, Rayshawn Beltz; mother, Rose M. Moore of Elyria; sister, Jennifer Moore of Elyria; an uncle, Jim (Evangelist Doris) Williams; three beloved grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Friends may call Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria. Evangelist Doris Williams of the Original Glorious Apostolic, will officiate and Rev. Dixie Smith, Associate Pastor of Jones Chapel AME, will co-officiate. There will be a Private Funeral Service and Burial.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria, (440) 322-7788.