Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 2, 2013

Joan Stevenson Banner

TAZEWELL, Va. — Joan Stevenson Banner, age 84, of the Witten's Valley community of Tazewell, Va., died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, Va. She was born Aug. 12, 1928 at Canebrake, and was the adopted daughter of the late Hubbard and Anzie Mitchell Stevenson.

Mrs. Banner had worked for many years as a Registered Nurse with both the Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. and the Newport News Hospital in Newport News, Va. She enjoyed working outdoors in her flower garden and cooking. Joan was a member of the St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Tazewell, Va.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, John Paul Banner; other family members and many friends.

A memorial service for Mrs. Joan Stevenson Banner will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at the Hurst - Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with Father Burt Sare' officiating.

In honoring Mrs. Banner's wishes, her body was cremated and burial will be conducted privately at a later date.

Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, Va. will be serving the family of Mrs. Banner and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at

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