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Joann Long Winters

July 24, 1934 — April 15, 2021

Joann Long Winters, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Brookdale at Robinwood, Gastonia with her loving family by her side. She was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania on July 24, 1934, and is the daughter of the late Earl and Helen Long.

Joann was an employee of School Specialities in Belmont for many years. Her passions in life were her love of her family, husband, son, and his wife, and especially her grandchildren. She loved to cook, work crossword puzzles, read and brag about her lovely grandchildren.

She is a member of Park Street United Methodist, Belmont.

Joann is survived by her loving son, William "Bill" Winters, and wife Shawna; two loving grandchildren, Will Winters, Madelyn Winters.

The family will receive family and friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, in the Chapel of Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home with Mr. Richard Keller officiating.

Inurnment will be private and at a later date.

Mrs. Winters was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 47 years, Jack Ray Winters; brother, Fred Long.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Street United Methodist Church, 120 Park Street, Belmont, North Carolina 28012, or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Online condolences may be made at:

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the Winters family.
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