Donna Faye Whited, known to most as “Joann”,,passed away April 17, 2020 in Ironton, Missouri at the age of 66 years. She was born February 20, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri the daughter of the late Leon and Leda (Shaver) Achens.
On May 17, 2003 she was united in marriage to Phillip “Wad” Whited who preceded her in death on July 10, 2018. Joann is survived by four children; Debbie Dean and husband, Jim of Park Hills, Missouri, Cledith Huff and wife, Alicia of Ironton, Missouri, Billy Jo Huff and wife Pam of Bismarck, Missouri, and Amanda Wren and husband, Will of Middlebrook, Missouri. Also surviving are three stepchildren; William Whited and wife, Angie of Arcadia, Missouri, Stephen Whited and wife, Dana of Ironton, Missouri and Kathy Rawlins of Ironton, Missouri, her sister; Myrtle Marks of Eldon, Missouri, twenty-four grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joann was preceded in death by her brother, Leon Ralph Achens Jr. and her step grandson, Nate Rawlins.
Joann was a homemaker. She was a member of the Arcadia Valley Elks Lodge and she loved to play bingo.
Joann’s family plans to have a memorial gathering at a future date.