Joan Beatty Kerr

Joan Beatty Kerr, age 53, of Roanoke Rapids, died Saturday, December 4, 2016.

Joan was a native of Greensville County, Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Ernest Harrell Beatty and Janice Lynch.

Joan was a loving wife and mother to her two children. Joan was the Secretary/Treasurer of J.E. Kerr Timber Company. She was a member of Smith United Methodist Church and had worked with the Prison Match Ministry over the years.

Joan is survived by her husband, James E. Kerr, II; her daughter, Meghan K. Jenkins and her husband, Cory, of Roanoke Rapids; her son, Justin Kerr and his wife, Sarah, of Roanoke Rapids; her sister, Ginger Beatty, of Skippers, VA; aunts, Lois Mizele and her husband, Frank, of Roanoke Rapids, Joyce Tomlin, and Emma Brewer and her husband, Willy, both of Skippers, VA.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Rochelle Bailey and Rev. Gene Cobb officiating.

Interment will follow in the Smith United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the family home.

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