Beaches Chapel by Hardage-Giddens

1701 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL


Joan Utterback Dresslar

February 5, 1933July 23, 2020

Joan Utterback Dresslar, age 87, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Joan was born February 5, 1933 to Roy Otis and Emma Olive Utterback in Johnson County, Indiana. She married Richard Plummer Dresslar on August 19, 1951; he survives.

Richard and Joan and their three daughters moved to Jacksonville in 1969. In 1989, Joan retired from Independent Life and Accident Insurance Company as an assistant manager in the record management department. She loved to fish and travel with her family. She remained a lifelong member of First Christian Church in Bargersville, Indiana.

Surviving to cherish her memory are her husband, 3 daughters, Debra Lynn Jolly (Steven), Pamela Kay Black, LuAnn Hull; 6 grandchildren, Kristopher Jolly, Kimberly Mancheno, Jennifer Kerr, Julie Black, and Sean Hull; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson, Ryan Hull and sons-in-law, Michael Black and James Hull.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at HARDAGE-GIDDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1701 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville Beach.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hardage-giddensbeacheschapel.com for the Dresslar family.


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Joan Utterback Dresslar

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Lynn Mobley

July 25, 2020

To Dick and family, we loved "Chigger" and enjoyed all of our wonderful times with her. She was a very special person with a heart full of love and laughter. Our thoughts are with you and the family.
Love, Lynn and Martha

Ann Hanus

July 25, 2020

All of you are in our prayers - through these difficult days.
She was so loving to everyone and loved so deeply in return.
Our hearts are broken for all of you, for your deep loss.

Hugs and Love to all of you,
Ann, Rich & Abby Hanus