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Joan Alverson Stover

Joan Alverson Stover

February 5, 1926 - February 11, 2019     Age: 93

Joan Alverson Stover, 93, of Fernandina Beach passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at her daughter’s residence.

Born in Oneida, Tennessee she and her husband, Hayes B. Alverson moved to Fernandina Beach in 1947. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Memorial United Methodist Church.

At Memorial Methodist she was active in church life and was a member of the Ladies Circle there. She was also a member of the Fernandina Beach Women’s Club and the Garden Club. One of her favorite pastimes was working in her yard and gardening. She also enjoyed shopping and was an avid reader.

Mrs. Stover always enjoyed being around people and when at home was kept company by her cats, Snowball and Millie.

Mrs. Stover was predeceased by her husband, Hayes B. Alverson in 1976, her daughters, Ginni Alverson in 1985 and her second husband, Robert Stover in 1994.

She leaves behind her daughters, Barbara Patton and her husband, Tommy, and Patti Thornton and her husband, Darrell, all of Fernandina Beach; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, February 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Bosque Bello Cemetery with Rev. Allison Pope officiating She will be laid to rest  beside her first husband.

The family will received friends Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Oxley – Heard Funeral Directors from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

The family asks donations be made, in her memory, to the Nassau County Humane Society, 639 Airport Road, Fernandina Beach, Florida  32034

8 Condolences

  • Miriam V Holland Posted February 12, 2019 12:22 pm

    So sorry for your loss. May God’s Grace surround you and bring you Peace.

  • Joni Reid Posted February 12, 2019 3:56 pm

    Patti, so sorry to hear this news. Prayers for comfort.

  • Carl and Barbara Posted February 13, 2019 8:03 am

    Dearest Barbara, Patti and Families, I’m sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed talking to your Mom over the years. She had a wonderful life, kids and Grandkids. Bless you, both for the love and care you gave her. I know she is resting in peace.

  • BETTY ARNOLD Posted February 14, 2019 11:07 am

    Prayers for you all during this time!

  • Lorna Posted February 14, 2019 11:12 am

    My condolences to you Patti and the family. Will keep you all in my prayers.

  • Nick & Dale DEONAS Posted February 14, 2019 1:19 pm

    Hope your memories will bring comfort and healing.

  • Janice Sweatt Schmidt Posted February 15, 2019 8:37 pm

    Thinking of you, Barbara, and all of your family. I know our classmates will surround you will love and support. I am so glad you were able to be with her since your move back home. I know you will treasure those memories. God Bless!

  • Lynna McCain Posted February 16, 2019 7:57 am

    I am so sorry for your loss, your Mom was such a lovely lady.

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