Ridout's Gardendale Chapel

2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL


JoAnn P. McGuirk

January 7, 1942September 11, 2020

JoAnn Peek McGuirk, age 78, of Fultondale, Alabama passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020. Joann was born January 7, 1942.

JoAnn retired from the Jefferson County Board of Education after many years of service. She served as an Aid in the Special Education department of Fultondale High School for 25 of those years. She was a member of Gardendale First Baptist Church. She loved the outdoors and spending time at the lake house. She loved her family and she will be greatly missed.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Virginia Peek.

JoAnn is survived by her husband, Arthur Jerry McGuirk; a son, Bill McGuirk (Debbie); two daughters, Vickie Mitchell (Rick) and Sandy McGuirk; three sisters, Barbara Lambert (Charles), Linda Robinson (T.K.) and Debra Medley (T.R.); five grandchildren, Loren Maxwell (Cayle), Adam Dozier (Tiffany), Heath McGuirk (Kaitlin), Heather McGuirk, and Kristopher Lewis; four great grandchildren, Heath McGuirk, Jr., Maverick Maxwell, Michael McGuirk, and Paige Maxwell; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.

A celebration of Life visitation for Joann will be held Monday, September 14, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, 2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL 35071. A celebration of life service will occur Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm. A burial will follow at Oakwood Memorial Gardens, 2100 Moncrief Road, Gardendale, Alabama 35071.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsgardendalechapel.com for the McGuirk family.


  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Monday, September 14, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020


JoAnn P. McGuirk

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