Joan Noel

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 3, 2009

Joan E. Noel
SUFFOLK—Joan Earley Noel, 75, died unexpectedly at her home March 30, 2009.
Joan was a 1951 graduate of Suffolk High School and was a member of Suffolk Christian Church, where she was active in the West Memorial Bible Class and Saints Alive.
Mrs. Noel, along with her husband, George, were the owners of the Gurley Press, LLC for 32 years.
Survivors include her son, Gregory C. Noel and wife Lisa of Smithfield; daughter, Pamela Oliver and husband Jimmy of Windsor; four grandchildren, Tyler Oliver, Michaela Noel, Meredith Oliver, Lauren Oliver; a very special niece, Cheryl Ashcraft, and husband, Tommy; and nieces and nephews.
A funeral was conducted Thursday at the Suffolk Christian Church by the Rev. Michael Halley with burial in Holly Lawn.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 2164, Suffolk, VA 23432 or to the Suffolk Christian Church, Bus Fund, P.O. Box 1457, Suffolk, VA 23439.
R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
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