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Joan M. Study

February 16, 1927 - December 28, 2020

Joan M. Study, 93, was called to Heaven on December 28, 2020 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness.

Joan was born February 16, 1927, in Crawfordsville, the daughter of Thomas and Fannie (Toney) Richmond.

She graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1945.  She worked several different j…READ MORE

Joan M. Study, 93, was called to Heaven on December 28, 2020 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness.

Joan was born February 16, 1927, in Crawfordsville, the daughter of Thomas and Fannie (Toney) Richmond.

She graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1945.  She worked several different jobs such as working in a factory, restaurant, etc., and then attended Ball State University where she graduated at the age of 54 as a Registered Nurse.  Joan worked as an Oncology Nurse at Ball Hospital in Muncie and St. John’s Hospital in Anderson.

Joan had a huge passion for quilting and making hot pads. You would often find her sewing throughout the day.  She also loved playing cards with friends and family.  Those who knew her knew she was very competitive with her “poker face”.

Mrs. Study is survived by two children,  Thomas (Faye) Johnson, Muncie, and Jeanette Whitesell, Daleville; three step children, Emmasue, Phyllis, and David Study; four grandchildren,  Denise (Chad) Thornburg, Kevin (Velma) Johnson, John (Paige) Whitesell, and Chris Whitesell; a sister, Frances “Pooge” Ridge, Greenville, TX; a brother, Charles Richmond, Muncie; two step grandchildren, Tammy (Jeff) Sanders, and Tracy (Mark) Mayer; great grandchildren, Brendon Thornburg, Cameron Thornburg, Austin Johnson, Nila Johnson, Hank Johnson, Vayda Johnson, Aubrey Whitesell, Evan Whitesell, Haley Whitesell, Kendall Whitesell, Jayden Whitesell, Bryan Whitesell, and Brance Whitesell; step great grandchildren, Kira Mayer, and Taylor Sanders; and long-time friend, Valerie Petry.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Woodrow Study; four brothers, Martin Richmond, Gene Richmond, Joseph Richmond, and Jack Richmond; half-brother, Bobby Richmond; son-in-law, Rick Whitesell; and a step son, Joseph Study.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 2, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 2, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 2, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Beech Grove Cemetery

Address:

14oo West Kilgore Ave.
Muncie, IN 47305


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