JoAnn Grasty

31 August, 194430 September, 2022
JoAnn Grasty of Henrico VA passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at home on September 30, 2022 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Abe & Carrie Amos, and brothers, Sewell Dean & Jack Amos. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Billy (Bill) Harrison Grasty, 3 children; Thomas Grasty (Kathy), Kelly Daniel (Bill), and Shannon Rockwell (Luke), 4 grandchildren; Olivia & Joshua Grasty and Caleb & Kenzie Rockwell and brother LaRue Amos (Bobbie Jo). Born in Canton, NC, JoAnn studied to be an X-ray technician at UVA and later worked at the Pentagon and Naval department in Washington DC. JoAnn married her husband Bill 7 months after their first date. She was a devoted wife and loving mother, moving with her husband from Canton, NC to Jackson & later Decatur, AL and finally to Henrico, VA. JoAnn's grandchildren held a special place in her heart. She always supported and attended many of their activities in scouting, singing, gymnastics and sports and encouraged them to live their dreams. She spent many happy days with her family at her second home in Myrtle Beach, SC where she loved to watch the waves and visit with her many friends and neighbors. She loved dogs and her last one, Sassy was by her side until the end. The family will receive friends at Woody Funeral Home 1771 North Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia Saturday, October 8th at 9:30 am, with funeral services to follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Greenwood Memorial Gardens at noon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Andrew's Methodist Church 9801 Fort King Road, Henrico, VA 23229, VCU Massey Cancer Center, or a charity of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Grasty family.

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