Joan Marie Mensing age 57, of Des Arc, Missouri passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Ironton, Missouri. Joan was born on January 30, 1962 in Savannah, Tennessee to parents James and Willie Louise (Cox) Brannon.
On September 10, 1998 Joan was united in marriage to Craig Mensing. Joan placed the utmost importance on her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed the outdoors and fishing, hunting and camping. Joan loved her pets and happily shared her home with her two dogs and two cats. She had many hours invested in her flower beds and enjoyed growing many varieties of flowers.
In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her brother Toney Brannon and sister Janice Brannon. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
Joan is survived by her husband of 20 years, Craig Mensing; Daughter, Charlotte and husband Billy Kelley of Des Arc, MO. Sons; Christopher Wilkerson of Union, MO., Brandon Wilkerson of Joplin , MO., Dustin Mensing of Silva, MO., and Randall Mensing of Park Hills, MO., Grandchildren; Shawn Drennan, Christopher Wilkerson, Jenny Wilkerson, Tyler Wilkerson, Domanic Wilkerson, Jessica Wilkerson, Hannah Wilkerson, Ethan Kelley and Nathan Kelley.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont, Missouri. Memorial service to follow at 12:00 pm at the Piedmont Chapel. Online condolences can be made to www.rueggfuneralhome.com