Funeral service for Joan Vandiver, age 83, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at League Street Church of Christ. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Vandiver passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020, at her home in Sulphur Springs.
Joan was born on February 24, 1937 in Pettit, TX to Clyde Nathaniel and Lennie Jane (Lewis) Durrett. She married Arles Vandiver on June 1, 1996. She loved reading her bible, Facebook, cooking, she was a seamstress and loved spending time with her family. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was instrumental in the beginnings of the Terrific Tuesday Program.
She is survived by her husband, Arles; children, Mark Bowen and wife, Stacey, Lisa McCaig and husband, David, Kelly Bowen and wife, Cristie; Stacy Higginbotham and husband, John, Benton Vandiver and wife, Julia, Cathy McBride and husband, Melvin, Ken Vandiver and wife, Candy;
Joan was preceded in death by her parents and first husband Gerald Bowen.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.